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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.
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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 dÃ©but at the civic theatre in LÃ¼beck as 'Elisabeth' in Richard Wagner's TannhÃ¤user in 1902.