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
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Melchiorre (Italian), Melchor (Spanish), Melker (Swedish)
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