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Melanie Name Meaning

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Meaning of Melanie

Black,dark-skinned.

Melanie Name Origin

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Melanie name origin
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.
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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 μελαινα (melaina) meaning "black, dark". This was the name of a Roman saint who gave all her wealth to charity in the 5th century.
Melanie also appears in following countries/origins/languages: American, Australian, British, Chinese, Danish
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