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GenderFeminine
ScriptsΜελαινα Ancient Greek

Meaning & History

Derived from Greek μελαινα (melaina) meaning "black, dark". This was the name of a nymph in Greek mythology.
Other Languages & CulturesMelánie 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   Contribute