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Girl Names Starting with Mel-

Mel- baby names and what they mean, with 21 results. Mel- names are used more often as feminine names. Usage of these girl names was at its peak during 1970-1979 (usage of 3.47%) and is now significantly less (usage 0.57%, 83.6%), with names such as Melissa becoming less in vogue. Melanie (#80), Melany (#485), Melina (#594) and Melody (#148) are four of the more contemporarily stylish baby names in this compilation, while Melin (top 9%) and Melius (14%) are familiar Mel- last names. Here is the list of Mel- names for boys.

Mel- names

Mel - Melva | Melva

Mel - Melva

Millicent and variantsMel1, Melicent1, Melisanda1, Melisande1, Mellicent1, Mellisent, Mellie1, Melly1
Var. of Millicent. From Old French word. "Brave strength." Unusual. Melicent, Mellicent, Mellisent, like Melisent, use the androgynous -ent ending.

Malvina and variantsMel2, Melva1, Melvie, Melvina1, Melvine
Forms of Malvina. Stems fr. English element. "Smooth brow." Popular. Compare Melvie with common -ie last names Mundie (top 28%), Mondie (67%).

Melanie and variantsMelanie, var. Mel3, Mela, Melaina, Melaine, Melainey, Melanee, Melana, Melaney, Melani, Melania, Melaniya, Melannie, Melanney, Melantha1, Melany, Mella, Mellanie, Mellie2, Melli, Melloney1, Mellony, Melly2, Meloni, Melonnie, Melonie, Melony, Melloney2
Stems fr. Greek. "Black, dark." Popular as girls' names, Melaina, Melanie, etc. sound like the familiar Milana.

Stems fr. Greek word. "Dark flower." Not widespread. Melantha is not listed in the US Census.

Melba and variantsMelba, var. Mellba, Melva2
Created as a surname by opera .. Melba and Melva are more commonly used as baby names among these variant forms.

Amelia and variantsMelia1, Meline1
Forms of Amelia. Derivative of Latin, Old German words. "Rival, eager work." Unconventional, with usage of 0.005% for Melia and Meline as children's names in 2015, higher than 0.004% in 2014.

Melia2, var. Melya
Origin fr. Hawaiian. "Plumeria." Melya and forms were favored as baby names in 2006 and are less common today.

Var. of Emilia. Derived fr. Latin word. "Rival; laborious; eager." Melia became more trendy in 2015, rising +112 rankings as a baby name to reach #1667. See also Melly.

Var. of Permelia. Source fr. Latin element. "By sweetness." Melia was a Top birth name in 2015. See also Meelia.

Melina and variantsMelina1, var. Meleana, Meleena, Melene, Melibella, Melibelle, Mellina
From Greek element. "Honey." Melina is a common (top 37%) women's name.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Mel- names: Melaine, Melani, Melania, Melanie, Melany

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Mel- names: Melba, Melia, Melina, Melinda, Melisa

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Mel- names: Melissa, Mella, Mellie, Mellisa, Melodee

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Mel- names: Melodie, Melody, Melonie, Melony, Melva

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Mel- names: Melvina, Melynda

Melina2, Melita1
Var. of Carmel. Origin fr. Hebrew word. "Garden, orchard." Melina is a contemporarily stylish version.

Melinda and variantsMelinda, var. Melina3, Melinde, Meline2, Mellinda, Melynda
Source fr. Latin element. "Sweet." Used widely as girls' names, Melinda, Melinde, etc. are comparable to the common Melida.

Derivative of Latin element. "Better." Not in popularity charts.

Melisande2, var. Melesande, Melisandra, Melisandre, Melissande, Melissandre, Melysande, Mellisande, Melyssandre
Derived fr. Old French, Old German elements. "Animal strength." Not in Top 2000.

Melisha1, var. Melicia1, Melitia, Mellicia, Mellisha
.. blend of Melissa and cia from .. Rare as children's names, but Melisha, Melicia, etc. are comparable to the more common Malissa.

Melissa and variantsMelissa, var. Mel4, Melesa, Melessa, Melicent2, Melicia2, Melisande3, Melisa, Melise, Melisanda2, Melisent, Melisha2, Melitta1, Melisse, Meliza, Mellicent2, Mellie3, Mellisa, Melosa, Melly3
Derived fr. Greek word. "Bee; honey." Melisa, Melissa, Mellie and Mellisa are more widely used as children's names among these versions.

Melita2, var. Melida, Melitta2, Melyta
Stems fr. Greek. "Honey-sweet." Meliya is a moderately popular girl's name.

Melody and variantsMelody, var. Melodee, Melodey, Melodi, Melodia, Melodie
Stems fr. Greek element. "Music, song." Usage of Melody, Melodee, etc. as children's names in 2015 was up significantly compared to a decade ago.

Melusine, var. Melusina
Stems fr. Old German word. In European mythology, a female spirit .. Unique, with the androgynous-sounding -ne suffix for Melusine, like Melvine.

Melva3, Melvina2
Var. of Malva. Stems fr. Greek. "Slender, delicate." Melva (top 20%) and Melvina (33%) are commonplace women's names.

Quick Reference

Summary Index of names [and variants] for Mel- names for girls.

1. Mel - Melva
Millicent [Mel, Melly, Mellie, Melicent, Melisanda, Mellicent, Mellisent, Melisande], Malvina [Mel, Melva, Melvie, Melvina, Melvine], Melanie [Melly, Melony, Meloni, Mellony, Melonie, Melonnie, Melloney, ..], Melantha, Melba [Melva, Mellba], Amelia [Melia, Meline], Melia [Melya], Emilia [Melia], Permelia [Melia], Melina [Melene, Mellina, Meleana, Meleena, Melibella, Melibelle], Carmel [Melina, Melita], Melinda [Melina, Meline, Melynda, Melinde, Mellinda], Meliora, Melisande [Melesande, Melysande, Melissande, Melisandre, Mellisande, Melisandra, Melissandre, Melyssandre], Melisha [Melicia, Melitia, Mellicia, Mellisha], Melissa [Melly, Meliza, Melosa, Mellie, Melisse, Melitta, Mellisa, Mellicent, ..], Melita [Melyta, Melida, Melitta], Melody [Melodi, Melodee, Melodey, Melodie, Melodia], Melusine [Melusina], Malva [Melva, Melvina]

Melva [Melva, Melvena, Melvina]

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