Melaina: Meaning, Popularity, Origin of Baby Name Melaina

Melaina

Pronunciation: n/a

Origin of the name Melanie:

Derived from the Greek Melaina, which is from the root melas (black, dark). The name was made popular through its association with two 5th-century Roman saints, a grandmother and granddaughter remembered for their piety and good works for the poor.

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