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Girl Name: Melani

Name: Melani
Pronunciation: \m(e)-la-ni\
Gender / Sex: girl name girl
Meaning: black, dark-skinned
Origin: Greek
Sounds Like: Meloni, Melany, Melania, Melana
Similar Names: Jelani, Ailani, Alani, Meline, Melina, Delana, Delany, Delanie, Delane, Helana, Iolani, Kalani, Keilani, Leilani, Lalani, Malana, Megan, Melony, Melonie, Melli, Mellanie, Melannie, Melaney, Melanee, Melaine, Melaina, Mela, Malanie, Melene, Meleana, Melodi, Milana, Miliani, Nalani, Noelani, Raelani, Talani, Ulani
Rank as First Name (Given Name): 3359

Description

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

The baby name Melani sounds like Meloni, Melany, Melania and Melana. Other similar baby names are Jelani, Ailani, Alani, Meline, Melina, Delana, Delany, Delanie, Delane, Helana, Iolani, Kalani, Keilani, Leilani, Lalani, Malana, Megan, Melony, Melonie, Melli, Mellanie, Melannie, Melaney, Melanee, Melaine, Melaina, Mela, Malanie, Melene, Meleana, Melodi, Milana, Miliani, Nalani, Noelani, Raelani, Talani and Ulani.

Popularity

Melani is a somewhat popular first name for women (#3359 out of 4276) but an uncommon surname or last name for both men and women. (1990 U.S. Census)

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