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What does Melaina mean?

Melaina Pronunciation of Melaina as a girls' name has its root in Greek, and the meaning of the name Melaina is "black, dark". Melaina is a version of Melanie (Greek).


ASSOCIATED WITH greek, black


VARIANTS Milena, Melony, Melonnie, Melonie, Meloni, Mellony, Melloney, Mellanie, Melany, Melannie, Melanney, Melaniya, Melania, Melani, Melaney, Melanee, Melana, Melainey, Malanie, Malaney

RELATIONS VIA MELANIE Mela, Melaine, Melantha, Mella, Melli, Mellie



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How popular is Melaina?

Melaina is an unusual given name for females. Melaina is an equivalently unusual surname too for all people. (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Which version is better?

Prominent variation forms of Melaina (OUTSIDE TOP 2000) rated in the Top 2000 are Melanie (#105 THE PREVIOUS YEAR), Melany (#615), Milena (#804), Melania (#1081), Melani (#1175), Melaine, Mella, Mellie, Melonie and Melony. These forms of Melaina were at the apex of their popularity during the years 1970-1979 (AVERAGE #1544) and are somewhat less common today (#1378, DOWN 34.6%), with the version Mellie becoming somewhat dated. Melanie is the all-time favorite, although Milena seems to be gaining popularity too. (2018 U.S. SSA RECORDS)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Melaine, Melani, Melania, Melanie, Melany in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Mella, Mellie, Melonie, Melony, Milena in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Melanie outside U.S.

Similar Names

Melaina is pronounced similarly to Malana, Malena, Malina, Mallina, Meleana, Meleena, Melina, Mellina, Milana, Mileena and Miliana. Other suggested similar-sounding names are Alaina, Belanna, Bellina, Celina, Cellina, Delaina, Delaine, Delainy, Delana, Delayna, Delcina, Delfina, Delina, Dellina, Elaina, Felina, Helaina, Helaine, Helana, Helmina, Jalaina, Jelina, Kellina, Malvina, Marlaina, Medina, Melene, Melia, Melida, Melinda, Meline, Melisa, Melita, Meliza, Mellinda, Mellisa, Melusina, Melvena, Melvina, Melvine, Mercina, Merlina, Messina, Selina, Telayna, Zelaina and Zelina. These names tend to be more frequently used than Melaina.

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