Given Name MELAINA

GENDER: Feminine
OTHER SCRIPTS: Μελαινα (Ancient Greek)

Meaning & History

Derived from Greek μελαινα (melaina) meaning "black, dark". This was the name of a nymph in Greek mythology.
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Melánie (Czech), Melanie (Dutch), Melanie, Malinda, Mel, Melantha, Melany, Melina, Melinda, Mellony, Mindy (English), Mélanie (French), Melano (Georgian), Melanie (German), Melánia, Melinda (Hungarian), Melania (Italian), Melania (Late Roman), Melanija (Latvian), Melanija (Lithuanian), Melanija (Macedonian), Melania (Polish), Melanija (Serbian), Melánia (Slovak), Melanija (Slovene), Melania (Spanish)

Categories

black, colors, dark, Greek mythology, mythology, nymphs
Entry updated December 8, 2017