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Gender: F Pronunciation: mel-EE-nah Meaning of Melina: "little honey" Origin of Melina: Greek Melina's Popularity in 2014: #598

This traditional Greek name feels somewhat more distinctive than Melissa, though after a recent upward blip in popularity, it seems to be sliding back down -- which may not be a bad thing for parents looking for a name that both fits in and stands out.

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Famous People Named Melina

Melina Kanakaredes, Greek-American actress
Melina Marchetta, Australian author
Melina Matsoukas, Greek-American music video director
Melina Mercouri, Greek actress and political activist
Melina Perez, Mexican-American professional wrestler
Melina Teno, Brazilian water polo player

Pop Culture References for the Name Melina

An alternative spelling of Gmelina, a species of tree
Melina Whistler, a character from Professor Layton and the Eternal Diva
"Melina" sung by Camilo Sesto in the 70s.
Melina Havelock, fictional character in James Bond

Malina, Mallina, Melaina, Meleana, Meleena, Melena, Melibella, Melibelle, Meline, Melinia, Melinna, Mellina, Melynna

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