Melody: Meaning, Popularity, Origin of Baby Name Melody

Melody

Pronunciation: MEH-loh-dee (key)

Origin of the name Melody:

Taken directly from melody (melody, song), from the Greek melōdia, which is derived from the elements melos (song) and aeidein (to sing).

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Related Names:

Mel, Melodie

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Comments and insights on the name Melody: | Edit

It's very pretty and sweet.

Personal experiences with the name Melody: | Edit

We named our daughter Melody, and almost everyone thinks her name is Melanie when they first hear it.

My mama's name is Melody and I just love it. It is so beautiful. Plus, it is young yet sophisticated. I love all the names her parent's chose. Paula Ann, Melody Lynn, Tonya Lee and Holly Renee.

Nicknames for Melody: | Edit

Mel, Mellie, Lody, LoLo, Elle, Ellie, Ella, Mellow, Moldy

Meanings and history of the name Melody: | Edit

A song, a tune. Greek origin from Melos.

Famous real-life people named Melody: | Edit

melody. (jpop star)
Melody Thornton (the Pussycat Dolls)

Melody in song, story & screen: | Edit

Melody (the little mermaid 2)
Melody (Josie & The Pussycats)
Melody Pond, Doctor Who character.

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