Melanie meaning and origin

Gender: Unisex, both Boy and Girl
Origin: Old Greek
Usage: English, Gujarati, Kannada, Marathi, Tamil, German, Dutch, French, Finnish, Swedish, Danish and Norwegian
Meaning: Dark Skinned, The Black and The Dark
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Used commonly in Marathi, Danish, German, English, Norwegian, Kannada, Finnish, Gujarati, Swedish, Tamil, Dutch and French unfading and renowned, Melanie means "Dark Skinned, The Black or The Dark" and is bestowed upon both genders is originated from Old Greek. Melanie is English and German equivalent of Mélanie.

Variants of Melanie

Melania, Malanea, Mélanie, Melia

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Popularity of Melanie

Melanie is a very popular name in United States given to over 247230 babies in 180 years. At its zenith in 1972, the moniker grabbed the 42nd spot and 6295 baby girls were given the name. Moreover, the first name has been to the top 50 baby names 2 times Melanie is a common name in England and Wales given to over 2173 babies in 23 years. At present the moniker is on a rise, in 1996, it ranked 239th when 166 parents chose the moniker for their baby girls. Also, In Switzerland, Melanie was once a common name since emerging in 1998 it has been given to over 2530 babies. When at the peak of its usage in 1998,. But after 21 years, the name has lost its appeal a bit and is now ranking low. Also, Melanie was a common name in New South Wales. Over 5982 babies have been named Melanie since 1970. At the peak of its usage in 1977,. After 28 years of usage, the name has fallen out of the charts. Also, Melanie was a common name in Queensland. Over 2071 babies have been named Melanie since 1971. When at its peak in 1976,. After 24 years of usage, the name has fallen out of the charts.

Melanie is a familiar baby name in Ireland, it has been in use since 1965 and was able to reach the top 200 names. In 2000, it achieved its highest ever ranking of 128 on girl names chart when 52 babies were given the name Melanie. Over 1191 babies in Ireland have been named Melanie. Also, in France, the name has been in use since 1982 and has secured the place in top 600 names. In 2011, it achieved its highest ever ranking of 580 on girl names chart when 99 babies were named Melanie. Over 375 babies in France have been named Melanie. Also, in Belgium, it has been in use since 1995 and was able to reach the top 200 names. In 1997, it achieved its highest ever ranking of 198 on girl names chart when 58 babies were given the name Melanie. Over 549 babies in Belgium have been named Melanie.

However things change on global perspective, Melanie is extremely popular in Germany where every 1 in 600 have the name as well as in, Philippines and DR Congo. Also the baby name is popular in England, Canada, Australia, South Africa, Chad, Netherlands, Benin, Cameroon, Austria, Mozambique, New Zealand, Rwanda and Madagascar. As per our research, over 1170000 people has been named Melanie globally.

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Melanie in Nordic countries

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Numerological aspects of Melanie

People who only care about their own good and satisfaction make you nervous and mad because you are all about helping others. You want to be the boss in every situation. The letter M as your cornerstone reveals you are a workhorse, meaning you enjoy working more than you enjoy anything else. You like to think you are an intuitive person but you are not. You are co-operative, caring and courteous individual.

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  •  Katjana particulary is used in Swedish and Danish is a baby girl name. It is rooted from Old Greek, meaning of Katjana is "The Pure"
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Namesakes of Melanie

    Melanie Oßwald, German politician and a former member of the Bundestag with the CSU
  • Melanie Williams, British singer
  • Melanie Sloan, attorney
  • Melanie Thernstrom, author and contributing writer for the 'New York Times Magazine'
  • Melanie Martinez, American stage and television actress
  • Melanie Rae Thon, American writer
  • Melanie Riley, corporate and public affairs expert
  • Melanie Gutteridge, English actress
  • Melanie Lomax, civil rights lawyer and former head of the Los Angeles Board of Police Commissioners
  • Melanie Kurt, Austrian opera singer
  • Melanie Purkiss, British track and field athlete
  • Melanie Tem, American horror and dark fantasy author
  • Melanie Pappenheim, English soprano singer and composer
  • Melanie Cole, Canadian ice dancer
  • Melanie Klein, Austrian-British author and psychoanalyst
  • Melanie Wood, American mathematician
  • Melanie Mitchell, professor of computer science at Portland State University
  • Melanie Chartoff, American actress
  • Melanie C, English singer, songwriter, entrepreneur
  • Melanie, American singer-songwriter
  • Melanie Hamilton, fictional character first appearing
  • Melanie Johnson, Labour politician in the United Kingdom
  • Melanie Griffith, American film, stage, and television actress
  • Melanie Sykes, English television and radio presenter, and model
  • Melanie Phillips, British journalist, author, and public commentator
  • Melanie Banville, Canadian gymnast
  • Melanie Oxley, Australian musician
  • Melanie Thornton, American pop singer
  • Melanie Shanahan, Australian world-folk singer-songwriter
  • Melanie Blatt, English singer-songwriter and actress
  • Melanie Rawn, American author of fantasy literature
  • Melanie Mayron, American actress and director of film and television
  • Melanie Doane, Canadian singer, songwriter, actress
  • Melanie Lynskey, New Zealand actress and voice actress
  • Melanie Hill, English actress, best
  • Melanie Appleby, was one half of the 1980s English duo Mel and Kim
  • Melanie Kilburn, English actress, well
  • Melanie Shatner, actress
  • Melanie Kinnaman, American dancer, film and stage actress
  • Melanie Hutsell, American comedic actress best
  • Melanie Robillard, curler originally from Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
  • Melanie Valerio, American former competition swimmer and Olympic gold medalist
  • Melanie Vallejo, Australian actress
  • Melanie Horsnell, singer-songwriter from New South Wales, Australia
  • Melanie Marquez, Filipino personality development coach, actress
  • Melanie Leishman, Canadian actress
  • Melanie Durrant, Canadian urban contemporary-style singer
  • Melanie Morse MacQuarrie, British-born Canadian actress
  • Melanie Wilson, American actress
  • Melanie Pullen, American photographer
  • Melanie Cline, American former amateur "Old/Mid School" Bicycle Motocross racer whose prime competitive years were
  • Melanie Smith, American actress
  • Melanie Morgan, American radio personality, formerly with KSFO

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