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Popularity
35k
in the U.S.
since 1880

Melba

Gender: Girl. Ranked #1205 most popular

What does the name "Melba" mean?

Melba (English): Adapted from the name of the city of Melbourne in Australia

The name "Melba" is of English origin and it means "Adapted from the name of the city of Melbourne in Australia". It's a name commonly given to girls.

M is for mild, your mild and gentle way.

E is for enrich, a quality you share.

L is for loyalty, that you show.

B is for bestow, as you give so much.

A is for accord, the harmony you spread.

Your name in reverse order is "Ablem". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Labem". How do you pronounce that?

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How popular is the name "Melba" in the U.S.?



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Want to know about the populiarty of Melba? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 34,873 babies born with the name Melba in the United States. That's more than enough Melbas to occupy the country of San Marino with an estimated population of 32,312 (as of March 31, 2012). The name first appeared in the year 1893 when it was given to 7 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Melba" was in 1924 with a total of 998 babies.

According to the 1919 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Melba" is not a popular baby girl's name in Arkansas. Imagine that, only 34 babies in Arkansas have the same name as you in 1919. Across the entire United States a total of only 791 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

Where is the name Melba popular?



The map shows the relative popularity of the name Melba in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess a name that was popular in the south east? Search for the name to check your answer!

Past life for Melba born Jun 8, 1962

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Portugal approximately on 1325. Your profession was jeweler and watch-maker.

As an inquisitive and inventive person, you liked to get to the very bottom of things and to rummage in books. Talent for drama, natural born actor. The world is full of ill and lonely people. You should help those, who are less fortunate than you are.

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