Melane Name Meaning & Origin
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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Pronounced the same as "Melanie" (mel-ann-e), from the same Greek root. Occasionally pronounced Me-lane.
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It has been interesting, for 70 years, to have a name often mispronounced when people see it written, or misspelled when people hear it first. It has been a good conversation starter.
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