MELANTHA
GENDER: Feminine
PRONOUNCED: mə-LAN-thə   [key]
Meaning & History
Probably a combination of Mel (from names such as MELANIE or MELISSA) with the suffix antha (from Greek ανθος (anthos) "flower"). John Dryden used this name in his play 'Marriage a la Mode' (1672).
Related Names
VARIANTS: Melina, Melinda, Malinda
DIMINUTIVE: Mindy
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