Melina

First Name
16k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
280
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

What does the name Melina mean? Find out below.

Origin and Meaning of Melina

"Melina" is a name of Greek origin, and it means "Honey". It's a name commonly given to girls.

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Can be construed as a short form of names like Amelina (Ameline) and Carmelina (Carmela). The modern German usage derives mainly from the Greek Μελίνα (Melína), stage name of the Greek actress Melina Mercouri, born Μαρία Αμαλία (Maria Amalia).

  1. A female given name.

Notable Persons Named Melina

Melina Perez is a wrestler. Melina was born on March 9th, 1979 in High Desert (California).

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Melina Kanakaredes is an actress. Her ongoing career started in 1991. Melina was given the name Melina Eleni Kanakaredes on April 23rd, 1967 in Akron, Ohio, United States.

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Melina was born on January 14th, 1981.

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Melina Mercouri was an actor, hellenic parliament, ministry of culture, sports (greece), actress, member of the hellenic parliament, and minister for culture of greece. Melina was given the name Maria Amalia Mercouri on October 18th, 1920 in Athens. She breathed her last breath on March 6th, 1994.

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Melina Marchetta is a young-adult fiction writer. She was most prominent from 1992 to present. Melina was born Melina Marchetta on March 25th, 1965 in Sydney.

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Melina Aslanidou is a musician. She was most active from 2000 to present. Melina was born on August 28th, 1974.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Melina

Ko Melina is a garage punk musician. She plays vocals, bass, and baritone guitar. Ko is also known as Ko Shih and Ko Melina-Zydeco.

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Livio was born on August 18th, 1952.

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Vesanto was born in 1942 in Vancouver. Vesanto is also known as Goranson and Louise Elizabeth.

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Maurizio Melina is a soccer player for the FC Luzern, SC Kriens, FC Sion, and SC Cham. Maurizio was born on July 15th, 1975 in Italy.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1883 5 5 0
1885 7 7 0
1888 5 5 0
1892 6 6 0
1894 7 7 0
1895 6 6 0
1897 5 5 0
1898 5 5 0
1899 7 7 0
1900 5 5 0
1901 5 5 0
1903 7 7 0
1904 7 7 0
1908 11 11 0
1909 5 5 0
1910 7 7 0
1911 7 7 0
1912 6 6 0
1913 7 7 0
1914 7 7 0
1915 12 12 0
1916 10 10 0
1917 8 8 0
1918 9 9 0
1919 9 9 0
1920 6 6 0
1921 5 5 0
1922 7 7 0
1923 6 6 0
1924 5 5 0
1925 5 5 0
1926 12 12 0
1928 5 5 0
1929 6 6 0
1930 6 6 0
1933 5 5 0
1938 5 5 0
1940 5 5 0
1942 6 6 0
1947 15 15 0
1949 8 8 0
1950 10 10 0
1951 13 13 0
1952 12 12 0
1953 16 16 0
1954 9 9 0
1955 13 13 0
1956 12 12 0
1957 8 8 0
1958 11 11 0
1959 13 13 0
1960 20 20 0
1961 40 40 0
1962 57 57 0
1963 44 44 0
1964 44 44 0
1965 72 72 0
1966 57 57 0
1967 106 106 0
1968 89 89 0
1969 86 86 0
1970 75 75 0
1971 103 103 0
1972 86 86 0
1973 71 71 0
1974 79 79 0
1975 100 100 0
1976 148 148 0
1977 143 143 0
1978 135 135 0
1979 164 164 0
1980 183 183 0
1981 178 178 0
1982 201 201 0
1983 192 192 0
1984 169 169 0
1985 182 182 0
1986 140 140 0
1987 118 118 0
1988 127 127 0
1989 143 143 0
1990 238 238 0
1991 344 344 0
1992 292 292 0
1993 354 354 0
1994 292 292 0
1995 328 328 0
1996 288 288 0
1997 258 258 0
1998 270 270 0
1999 425 425 0
2000 480 480 0
2001 569 569 0
2002 489 489 0
2003 441 441 0
2004 434 434 0
2005 510 510 0
2006 536 536 0
2007 674 674 0
2008 597 597 0
2009 681 681 0
2010 591 591 0
2011 500 500 0
2012 438 438 0
2013 482 482 0
2014 496 496 0
2015 502 502 0
2016 490 490 0
2017 486 486 0

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Popularity of Melina as a first name

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Popularity of Melina as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Melina U.S.
  White 38.93% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 3.93% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.50% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 52.14% 16.26%

Of Last Name Melina

People with the last name Melina are most frequently White or Hispanic or Latino

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Fun Facts about the name Melina

  • What name lists does Melina rank for?
  • How Popular is the name Melina? Melina is the 1,887th most popular name of all time. As a last name Melina was the 69,996th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Melina have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 16,236 babies born with the first name Melina in the United States. That's more than enough people named Melina to occupy the territory of Anguilla (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 15,236 (as of July 1, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Melina? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1883 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Melina first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Melina is Tuesday, October 8th, 1872.
  • What year had the most people named Melina born? The highest recorded use of the first name Melina was in 2009 with a total of 681 babies.
  • Random Melina Factoid: According to the 2008 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Melina is not a popular baby girl's name in Florida. Imagine that, only 27 babies in Florida have the same name as you in 2008.
  • Weird things about the name Melina: Your name in reverse order is Anilem. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Nlmiea. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Melina? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 280 people with the last name Melina.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Melina? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Melina as their last name since less than 1 person in 1.1m people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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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).
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
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