Melaina Name Meaning & Origin

Melaina

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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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Related Names:

Melanie, Melania

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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)

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