Melaina Name Meaning & Origin
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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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Always given compliments on the name, and told how pretty it sounds (ma-lay-na or Elena with an M).
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Melaina is the name of Bridget Fonda's character in the movie Shag (1989)