MELCHIOR
GENDER: Masculine
PRONOUNCED: MEL-khee-awr (Dutch), MEL-kyawr (English)   [key]
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.
Related Names
OTHER LANGUAGES: Melchiorre (Italian), Melchor (Spanish), Melker (Swedish)