Melanie is a feminine given name derived from the Greek Melaina, meaning "black, dark".
The name became more popular following the release of the book and movie Gone with the Wind, which had a character named Melanie Wilkes.
Religion: Saint Melania was a wealthy heiress and philantrophist of the fourth and fifth century who freed thousands of slaves and engaged in lifelong good works.
The name was the 80th most popular name for girls born in the United States in 2007.
This name is arouse from the Greek name Melania,which means Blackness.
Derived from Greek Î¼ÎµÎ»Î±Î¹Î½Î± (melaina) meaning "black, dark". This was the name of a Roman saint who gave all her wealth to charity in the 5th century.
was an Austrian opera singer (soprano).Melanie Kurt first studied to become a pianist in her native City of Vienna before starting to take singing lessons. Later she went to Berlin, where Marie Lehmann, sister of the great soprano Lilli Lehmann, became her teacher. From 1897 to 1900 she only appeared as a pianist, before she gave her dbut at the civic theatre in Lbeck as 'Elisabeth' in Richard Wagner's Tannhuser in 1902.
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Baby girl name meaning Black,dark-skinned. in Greek. Melanie also named in American, Australian, British, Chinese, Danish for girl . We have received lots of suggestion from our website users on baby names. We are thankful for all the contribution on meaning of girl name Melanie. What does the name Melanie mean in other origin if you know then please suggest. Further suggestion or detail on what is the meaning of name Melanie. History of name and famous personality with Melanie will help to update our database and other website users.
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