Given Name MÉLISANDE

GENDER: Feminine
USAGE: French

Meaning & History

French form of MILLICENT used by Maurice Maeterlinck in his play 'Pelléas et Mélisande' (1893). The play was later adapted by Claude Debussy into an opera (1902).
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Amalasuintha (Ancient Germanic), Millicent, Melicent, Millie, Milly (English), Melisende (Medieval French)