Gender / Sex: girl (Mel's also a boy name)
Meaning: smooth brow; black, dark-skinned; bee; honey; brave strength
Sounds Like: Mal, Mela
Similar Names: Del, Bel, Meg, Mei, Merl, Mea, Nel
Mel \mel\ as a girl's name (also used as boy's name Mel), is a variant of Malvina (English), Melanie (Greek), Melissa (Greek) and Millicent (Old French), and the meaning of Mel is "smooth brow; black, dark-skinned; bee; honey; brave strength".
The baby name Mel sounds like Mal and Mela. Other similar baby names are Del, Bel, Meg, Mei, Merl, Mea and Nel.
View a list of the 4 names that reference Mel.
Mel is not a popular first name for women and an equally uncommon surname or last name for both men and women. (1990 U.S. Census)