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Smart Baby Names: Dictionary of Baby Names, Meanings and Origins.

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Girl Name: Melaina

Name: Melaina
Pronunciation: \m(e)-lai-na\
Gender / Sex: girl name girl
Meaning: black, dark-skinned
Origin: Greek
Sounds Like: Melina, Melana, Melaine, Mellina
Similar Names: Helaina, Melvina, Zelaina


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

The baby name Melaina sounds like Melina, Melana, Melaine and Mellina. Other similar baby names are Helaina, Melvina and Zelaina.


Melaina 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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