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According to a (fictitous) book I once read by this title, Melusine was a descendant of the snake that tempted Eve in the Garden of Eden. She was said to have the ability to change into a snake during the night time.
― Anonymous User  1/16/2006
Maybe this is related to Millicent?
― Anonymous User  12/27/2006
Mélusine is the contraction of "mère Lusigne" ("mother Lusigne"). Lusigne comes from Lusignan, the name of an aritocratic family from Poitou (where the legend comes from).

For those who speak French:
lillinparadise  8/22/2007
I read that Melusine is derived from the Middle Breton mel (honey) so it means 'Honeyed One'. The story of Melusine is a Breton fairy tale, so that would make sense. It would also mean that Melusine is related to the name Melissa (honey bee in Greek).
― Anonymous User  2/18/2009
Melusine von der Schulenburg (1667-1743) was the German mistress of King George I of Great Britain. They had a daughter together, also named Melusina (1693-1778).
babycrookston  8/2/2009
Very strange. It's kind of like naming your daughter 'mermaid' or 'fairy'.
Aureliano  3/2/2010
I think this name is very strange and unusual. In fact, I had no idea of its existence before stumbling upon it on this website. It's quite nice and it has a lovely meaning, though. :)
walesgal92  11/6/2010
Mélusine Mayance (1999-) is a French child actress. She is the eponymous star of the French film 'Sarah's Key' (2010).
― Anonymous User  7/25/2011
Ehrengard Melusine von der Schulenburg (known by her middle name; 1667-1743), was mistress to the Elector of Hanover who in 1714 became King George the First of Britain. Melusine became Duchess of Kendal and Duchess of Munster.
Just Jonquil  3/9/2015

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