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Girl Name: Melia

Name: Melia
Pronunciation: \m(e)-lia\
Gender / Sex: girl name girl
Meaning: plumeria
Origin: Hawaiian
Related Names: Emilia
Sounds Like: Malia, Mella, Mela
Variant forms: Meelia, Melya
Rank as First Name (Given Name): 3621
Rank as Last Name (Surname, Family Name): 16825


Melia \m(e)-lia\ as a girl's name is pronounced may-LEE-ah. It is of Hawaiian origin, and the meaning of Melia is "plumeria". Also as a short form of Amelia and Permelia.

Melia has 2 variant forms: Meelia and Melya.

For more information, see also the related name Emilia.

Baby names that sound like Melia are Malia, Mella and Mela.

View a list of the 4 names that reference Melia.


Melia is a somewhat popular first name for women (#3621 out of 4276) and an even more popular surname or last name for both men and women (#16825 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)

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