Melusine

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Gender: F Pronunciation: mel-oo-ZEEN Origin of Melusine: French, folkloric name

Melusine was a figure from early European folklore, associated with the water. Her legends are especially connected with the northern and western areas of France, as well as the Low Countries. She is also connected with the French Lusignan royal house which claimed to be descended from Melusine. This name makes a good choice for people looking for a feminine mythological name but want to steer clear of Greek and Arthurian mythology.

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Famous People Named Melusine

(Ehrengard) Melusine von der Schulenburg, Duchess of Kendal, mistress of King George I of Great Britain
(Petronilla) Melusina von der Schulenburg, Countess of Walsingham, daughter of the above and King George I
Mélusine Mayance, French child actress
Melusina Fay "Zina" Peirce, American feminist, author and activist
Mathilde Mélusine Ruspoli (b. 1994), daughter of Prince Dado Ruspoli

Pop Culture References for the name Melusine

"Melusine," Belgian comic strip about the title witch
"Melusine," fantasy novel by Sarah Monette
Melusine, opera by composer Aribert Reimann
"Mélusine", a song by French singer Nolwenn Leroy
Melusine, a water sprite in European mythology