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in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Melas

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  1. plural of mela

melas was also found in the following language(s): Latin, Lithuanian, and Portuguese

Notable Persons With the Last Name Melas

Pavlos Melas is a military person. His military service ended in 1904.


Michael was born on May 12th, 1729. He died on May 31st, 1806.


Zafeiris Melas is a laïko singing. He plays Vocals. His most notable accomplishments were from 1960 to 1960. Zafeiris was born in Xanthi.


Michail was born in 1833. He breathed his last breath in 1897.


Marco Anthony Melas is a sports team member for the Enosis Neon Paralimni FC.


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Popularity of Melas as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Melas U.S.
  White 95.20% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Melas

People with the last name Melas are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Melas

  • How Popular is the name Melas? As a last name Melas was the 134,712th most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Melas first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Melas is Friday, September 20th, 1878.
  • How unique is the name Melas? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Melas. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Melas: Your name in reverse order is Salem. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Masle. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Melas? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 125 people with the last name Melas.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Melas? Melas is one of the most unique last names recorded.

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