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Gender: Female Meaning of Melisende: "strong in work" Origin of Melisende: German

The name Melisende is a girl's name of German origin meaning "strong in work". Melisende and is often added to lists like Fancy Girl Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "Quintuplets (mixed)".

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Melisende, the mellifluous name of a 12th century queen of Jerusalem, gave rise to the more modern (but less lovely) Millicent. Other old forms include Melisent, Malasintha, and the French Melisande, a fairy tale heroine.

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Famous People Named Melisende

Melisende, Queen of Jerusalem
Melisende, Lady of Arsuf, wife of John of Ibelin, the lord of Beirut
Melisende de Lusignan, Princess of Antioch, youngest daughter of Queen Isabella I of Jerusalem
Melisende of Tripoli, daughter of Hodierna and Raymond II of Tripoli
Melisende, Viscountess of Châteaudun, Countess of Montagne

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