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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Melaney

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Alt. Meaning

M is for mirth, your laughter.

E is for encouraging, thanks for the motivation!

L is for life, that you live so well.

A is for affirm, the certainty of knowledge.

N is for nice, need I say more?

E is for excite, your spirit is catching!

Y is for young, the years never show!

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1947 7 7 0
1949 9 9 0
1952 7 7 0
1954 6 6 0
1955 15 15 0
1956 6 6 0
1957 17 17 0
1958 18 18 0
1959 15 15 0
1960 11 11 0
1961 12 12 0
1962 16 16 0
1963 19 19 0
1964 15 15 0
1965 12 12 0
1966 14 14 0
1967 8 8 0
1968 23 23 0
1969 11 11 0
1970 20 20 0
1971 20 20 0
1972 35 35 0
1973 17 17 0
1974 14 14 0
1975 27 27 0
1976 20 20 0
1977 11 11 0
1978 20 20 0
1979 20 20 0
1980 17 17 0
1981 22 22 0
1982 19 19 0
1983 18 18 0
1984 14 14 0
1985 12 12 0
1986 15 15 0
1987 11 11 0
1988 14 14 0
1989 25 25 0
1990 15 15 0
1991 26 26 0
1992 21 21 0
1993 18 18 0
1994 20 20 0
1995 18 18 0
1996 20 20 0
1997 14 14 0
1998 13 13 0
1999 16 16 0
2000 18 18 0
2001 22 22 0
2002 19 19 0
2003 23 23 0
2004 23 23 0
2005 35 35 0
2006 22 22 0
2007 38 38 0
2008 29 29 0
2009 32 32 0
2010 28 28 0
2011 21 21 0
2012 26 26 0
2013 14 14 0
2014 13 13 0
2015 16 16 0
2016 12 12 0
2017 11 11 0

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Popularity of Melaney as a last name

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Fun Facts about the name Melaney

  • How Popular is the name Melaney? Melaney is the 9,404th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Melaney have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,195 babies born with the first name Melaney in the United States. That's more than enough people named Melaney 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 Melaney? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1947 when it was given as a first name to 7 new born babies.
  • When was Melaney first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Melaney is Tuesday, April 20th, 1880.
  • What year had the most people named Melaney born? The highest recorded use of the first name Melaney was in 2007 with a total of 38 babies.
  • Random Melaney Factoid: According to the 2008 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Melaney is not a popular baby girl's name in California. Imagine that, only 6 babies in California have the same name as you in 2008.
  • Weird things about the name Melaney: Your name in reverse order is Yenalem. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Nleamye. How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Melaney born Sep 10, 1942

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Eastern Australia approximately on 800. Your profession was map maker, astrologer, and astronomer.

Psychologically, you were timid, constrained, and quiet. You had creative talents, waited until that life to be liberated. Sometimes environment considered you strange. It always seemed to you, that your perceptions of the world are somewhat different. Your lesson - to trust your intuition as your best guide 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).