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Love this name for a dog.
Luvbug86  8/21/2017
Melba Pattillo Beals was a part of the Little Rock Nine, a group of nine black students who integrated Little Rock Central High School in 1957.
Meadow  12/21/2011
The name of a Koala bear character in Animal Crossing: City Folk.
― Anonymous User  4/18/2011
I would love the name Melba if it weren't for Melba Toast. If I named my daughter Melba she would think I named her after the toast because I always have some in the house. That would be partially true because I did first hear of the name from toast. But it is still a beautiful name. Maybe I would name a character in a story Melba, but not my own daughter.
― Anonymous User  4/23/2008
A famous bearer is American singer and actress Melba Moore (born Melba Hill, 29 October 1945). She's received multiple Grammy nominations for her music work, as well as a Tony Award for Best Featured Actress in a Musical for her role in the musical "Purlie" in 1970.
AndrewJKD  3/13/2008
Dame Nellie Melba was born Helen Porter Mitchell. I would probably class the name itself, popular in the United States in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, as an anagram of Mabel, which was also popular at that time.  7/31/2007
Sorry, it reminds me too much of the Peach Melba yoghurts served in my school's Milk Bar. Very nice name though - strikes me as Spanish!
DontDissMadison  5/1/2007
Melba toast.
― Anonymous User  10/9/2006

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