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Girl Name: Mela

Name: Mela
Pronunciation: \m(e)-la\
Gender / Sex: girl name girl
Meaning: black, dark-skinned
Origin: Greek
Sounds Like: Melia, Mala, Mel, Mella, Melya, Mila, Myla
Similar Names: Dela, Mera, Cela, Nela, Meda, Lela, Melva, Meta, Melba, Merla, Mesa, Meya, Mea, Mena, Sela

Description

Mela \m(e)-la\ as a girl's name is a variant of Melanie (Greek), and the meaning of Mela is "black, dark-skinned".

The baby name Mela sounds like Melia, Mala, Mel, Mella, Melya, Mila and Myla. Other similar baby names are Dela, Mera, Cela, Nela, Meda, Lela, Melva, Meta, Melba, Merla, Mesa, Meya, Mea, Mena and Sela.

Popularity

Mela 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)

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