Melaina

First Name
1k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
<100
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Melaina

User Submitted Origins

     Greek
67%
     Aboriginal
33%

User Submitted Meanings

  • A submission from Maryland, United States says the name Melaina means "Black or dark" and is of Aboriginal origin.
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International Interest

Notable Persons Named Melaina

They hold the title Miss Colorado Springs 2008, Miss Southern Colorado 2009, Miss Colorado Springs 2010, Miss Colorado 2010, and Miss Colorado2010. Melaina was born Melaina Shipwash on May 25th, 1986 in Colorado Springs, Colorado.

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How popular is the baby name Melaina in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1964 5 5 0
1967 8 8 0
1969 5 5 0
1970 13 13 0
1971 10 10 0
1972 8 8 0
1973 10 10 0
1974 6 6 0
1975 9 9 0
1976 8 8 0
1977 12 12 0
1978 14 14 0
1979 10 10 0
1980 15 15 0
1981 7 7 0
1982 15 15 0
1983 5 5 0
1984 14 14 0
1985 10 10 0
1986 8 8 0
1987 7 7 0
1988 10 10 0
1989 7 7 0
1990 13 13 0
1991 23 23 0
1992 33 33 0
1993 28 28 0
1994 28 28 0
1995 29 29 0
1996 30 30 0
1997 15 15 0
1998 20 20 0
1999 24 24 0
2000 33 33 0
2001 33 33 0
2002 24 24 0
2003 38 38 0
2004 78 78 0
2005 54 54 0
2006 63 63 0
2007 37 37 0
2008 44 44 0
2009 33 33 0
2010 31 31 0
2011 27 27 0
2012 27 27 0
2013 30 30 0
2014 22 22 0
2015 21 21 0
2016 30 30 0
2017 17 17 0
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International Interest for Melaina

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Popularity in the US

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Popularity of Melaina as a first name

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Fun Facts about the name Melaina

  • How Popular is the name Melaina? Melaina is the 9,933rd most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Melaina have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,101 babies born with the first name Melaina in the United States. That's more than enough people named Melaina to occupy the territory of Niue (New Zealand) with an estimated population of 1,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Melaina? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1964 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Melaina first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Melaina is Friday, July 19th, 1895.
  • What year had the most people named Melaina born? The highest recorded use of the first name Melaina was in 2004 with a total of 78 babies.
  • Random Melaina Factoid: According to the 2004 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Melaina is not a popular baby girl's name in Indiana. Imagine that, only 7 babies in Indiana have the same name as you in 2004.
  • Weird things about the name Melaina: Your name in reverse order is Anialem. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Nalaime. How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Melaina born Jun 8, 1951

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 New Guinea approximately on 1825. Your profession was medicine man, surgeon, and herbalist.

You had a mind of a scientist, always seeking new explanations. Environment often misunderstood you. Had a respectable knowledge. Your lesson - to study, to practice and to use wisdom, enclosed in psychological sciences, and in ancient manuscripts. With strong faith and hard work you will reach your real destiny in present life.

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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