Given Name MELCHIOR

GENDER: Masculine
PRONOUNCED: MEL-khee-awr (Dutch), MEL-kyawr (English)   [details]

Meaning & History

Derived from Semitic roots meaning "king city". This was a name traditionally assigned to one of the wise men (also known as the Magi, or three kings) who were said to have visited the newborn Jesus.

Categories

Magi, place names, royalty
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Melchiorre (Italian), Melchor (Spanish), Melker (Swedish)
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