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What does Melaney mean?

Melaney Pronunciation of Melaney as a girls' name is a Greek name, and the meaning of Melaney is "black, dark". Melaney is a variant form of Melanie (Greek).


ASSOCIATED WITH greek, black


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

OTHER FORMS VIA MELANIE Mela, Melaine, Melantha, Mellie, Melly



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How popular is Melaney?

Melaney is an unusual given name for females. Melaney is an equivalently unusual last name too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Which version is better?

Melaine, Melani (#1175 VIA LATEST LIST), Melania (#1081), Melanie (#105), Melany (#615), Mellie, Melonie, Melony and Milena (#804) are the popular varying forms of Melaney (NOT RANKED) rated in the Top 2000. Other forms, like Melly, are uncommon. These forms of Melaney reached the peak of their popularity during 1970-1979 (MEDIAN #1494) and are somewhat less widespread today (#1308, 35%), with the version Mellie becoming less trendy. Melani, Melania and Milena are three of the more trendy girl names in this compilation. (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 Mellie, Melonie, Melony, Milena in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Melaney is pronounced similarly to Malana, Meleana, Melina and Milana. Other recommended sound-alike names are Bethaney, Bianey, Chaney, Clarey, Daney, Delainey, Delancey, Delancy, Delane, Delaney, Delany, Deney, Devaney, Janey, Jenney, Kealey, Kelbey, Kelcey, Kelley, Kellsey, Kelsey, Laney, Macey, Magaley, Malorey, Mandy, Marlane, Marney, Mazey, Meade, Meave, Megan, Melene, Melinda, Melinde (see Melinda), Meline, Melise, Melodee, Melodey, Melody, Melvie, Melvine, Melynda, Meranda, Mercey, Merline, Mersey, Milanka, Molley, Mylene, Nelley, Nellsey (see Nelsey), Nelsey, Penney, Reney, Reyney, Selbey, Sesamey (see Sesame), Shaney, Taney, Trelaney (see Trelane) and Valarey. These names tend to be more frequently used than Melaney.

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