Melina
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Given Name MELINA
GENDER: Feminine
USAGE: English, Greek
OTHER SCRIPTS: Μελινα (Greek)
Meaning & History
Elaboration of Mel, either from names such as MELISSA or from Greek μελι (meli) meaning "honey". A famous bearer was Greek-American actress Melina Mercouri (1920-1994), who was born Maria Amalia Mercouris.
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animals, black, colors, food, insects, nature, sweets
Related Names
VARIANTS: Lissa, Malinda, Mel, Melinda, Missie, Missy, Melantha (English)
DIMINUTIVE: Mindy (English)
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Melissa, Melitta (Ancient Greek), Melisa (Bosnian), Melánie (Czech), Melanie, Melissa (Dutch), Mélanie, Mélina, Méline, Mélissa (French), Melanie, Melitta (German), Melaina, Melia, Melissa (Greek Mythology), Melika (Hawaiian), Melánia, Melinda (Hungarian), Melania (Italian), Melania (Late Roman), Melanija (Latvian), Melanija (Lithuanian), Melanija (Macedonian), Melania (Polish), Melanija (Serbian), Melánia (Slovak), Melanija (Slovene), Melania, Melisa (Spanish), Melis, Melisa (Turkish)
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