What does Melbourne mean?
Melbourne /mel-bour-ne/ [2 sylls.] as a boys' name is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Melbourne is "mill stream". Name of the city in Australia, which was named after the Prime Minister of England in 1837, when Queen Victoria was on the throne.
Melbourne has 1 feminine form: Melba.Kreatif forms: Mebourne, Melbourme, Melbourre. [more]
How popular is Melbourne?
Melbourne is an uncommonly occurring first name for men but a very prominent last name for all people (#31085 out of 150436, Top 21%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Displayed below is a comparison of the usage of the boy name Melbourne and associated names. Milburn and Mel are the popular alternative forms of Melbourne (outside Top 1000). These boy names were at the apex of their popularity during 1950-1959 (usage of 0.108%) and have become less popular since, with the form Mel becoming less fashionable. (Top 1000 Birth Names Records, 2014)