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What does Melania mean?

Melania Pronunciation of Melania as a name for girls has its root in Greek, and Melania means "black, dark". Melania is a version of Melanie (Greek).


ASSOCIATED WITH greek, black


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

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



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How popular is Melania?

Melania is a somewhat popular first name for females (#3865 out of 4276, Top 90%) but a unique last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. DEMOGRAPHICS)

Melania entered the list in 2005 and reached its apex position of #933 in the U.S. in 2017, and is at #1081 presently. (2018 U.S. SSA RECORDS)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Melania name in U.S.

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

Which version is better?

Popular varying forms of Melania (#1081 FROM CURRENT RECORDS) appearing in the Top 2000 are Melanie (#105), Melany (#615), Milena (#804), Melani (#1175), Melaine, Mella, Mellie, Melonie and Melony. These forms of Melania were at the height of their popularity in the 1970s (ADOPTION OF 0.37%) and are somewhat less widespread today (ADOPTION 0.24%, 34.6%), with the version Mellie becoming somewhat outmoded. Melania, Melani and Milena are three of the more chic girl names among these.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Melania, Melaine, Melani, 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

Melania is pronounced similarly to Malana, Malena, Malina, Meleana, Meleena, Melina, Mellina, Milana, Miliana and Miliani. Other suggested similar-sounding names are Belanna, Celenia, Delana, Delanie, Filania, Heladia, Helana, Ilania, Jelani, Levania, Mehalia, Melene, Melia, Melicia, Melinda, Meline, Melitia, Melodia, Melynda, Meranda, Milanka, Netania, Pelagia, Selenia and Zelenia. These names tend to be less frequently used than Melania.

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