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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 - mistress to George I, King of Great Britain
(Petronilla) Melusina von der Schulenburg - daughter of the above
Mélusine Mayance - French child actress
Mathilde Mélusine (b. 1994) - daughter of Prince Dado Ruspoli
Melusina ("Zina") Fay Peirce, 1836-1923, American feminist, author and activist

Pop Culture References for the name Melusine

Melusine - a legendary water spirit
Melesina Trench (1768-1827) - Irish writer