Melchior: Meaning, Popularity, Origin of Baby Name Melchior
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My name is Melchior Raja Reddy from India. I feel good having name "Melchior". I was named because I was born in 5th January i.e. one day before the feast day of Epiphany celebrated worldwide. I am born Catholic. My friends and others who hears my name shown curiosity and said its different as this name is rare in India. I feel good and great to have this name.
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One of the names traditionally assigned to the unnamed "Magi from the East" who visit the infant Jesus in the Gospel according to Matthew.
Of Farsi/Persian origin and means "king city."
Pronounced: MEL-kee-or or MEL-kahwr
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Melchior Franck, German Baroque composer.
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Melchior, character in Tom Stoppard's play "On the Razzle."
Melchior Gabor in the Tony Winning musical, Spring Awakening
The name of one of the 3 wise men who visited the babby Jesus after his birth