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Gender: Female Pronunciation: mel-EE-nah Meaning of Melina: "little honey" Origin of Melina: Greek Melina's Popularity in 2017: #616

The name Melina is a girl's name of Greek origin meaning "little honey". Melina is ranked #616 on our popularity charts and is often added to lists like Greek Baby Names for Modern Kids and discussed in our forums with posts like "drop your least favourite w randomly generated names - girls with middles".

From the experts:

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 Eleni Kanakaredes, American actress
Melina Marchetta, Australian novelist
Melina Matsoukas, American music video director
Maria Amalia "Melina" Mercouri, Greek actress
Melina Perez, American professional wrestler
Melina Teno, Brazilian water polo player
Melina Petriella, Argentine actress
Melina Aslanidou, Greek singer

Pop Culture References for the name Melina

Melina Whistler, character in movie "Professor Layton and the Eternal Diva"
Melina Havelock, character in the James Bond series
"Melina," song by Camilo Sesto
An alternative spelling of Gmelina, a species of tree
Melina Manon, character in Ransom Riggs' "Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children" trilogy


headintheclouds Says:


Being a fan of Melina Marchetta's books, the author is my first association when I think of this name. It's a more unusual but still familiar, gentle-sounding name that just rolls off your tongue, it's (pun? :b) mellifluous and quite lovely.

Saffron_Rice Says:


Delectably beautiful. There's only one drawback - if it is a drawback - melena is the name of a medical condition.

denaenae Says:


My favorite name for a girl right now! It makes me smile. :)

Melina Says:


This my name and its very lovely