Melanie - Meaning Of Melanie, What Does Melanie Mean?

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Melanie Meaning


What does Melanie mean, popularity, numerology and more.

The name Melanie is of Greek origin.

The meaning of Melanie is "black, dark skinned".  

Melanie is generally used as a girl's name. It consists of 7 letters and 3 syllables and is pronounced Me-la-nie.

In the U.S. in 2014, it ranked 79  in baby name popularity for girls with 3681 occurrences.  It ranked 11578 in popular baby names for boys with 6 occurrences. 

View the Melanie Name Popularity Page to see how the popularity trend for Melanie has changed since 1880, or to compare the popularity of Melanie to other names.


Variants of the name Melanie include Melany, Mellony.

Would you like to fingerspell the name Melanie in American Sign Language?
Then just follow the diagram below.

Just for fun, see the name Melanie in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

Learn about nautical flags and see your name or message written in nautical flags, on the Melanie in Nautical Flags page.

Looking for something more mystical? Visit the Melanie Numerology page.

Melanie Numerology
Melanie in Hieroglyhics
Melanie in Nautical Flags
Last year this name was ranked as one of the top 1000 most popular names within its gender.

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