Melanie Nord in the US

  1. #3,481,677 Melanie Murrell
  2. #3,481,678 Melanie Nava
  3. #3,481,679 Melanie Nelms
  4. #3,481,680 Melanie Nesmith
  5. #3,481,681 Melanie Nord
  6. #3,481,682 Melanie Nunnally
  7. #3,481,683 Melanie Oates
  8. #3,481,684 Melanie Oreilly
  9. #3,481,685 Melanie Otte
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Meaning & Origins

From an Old French form of Latin Melania, a derivative of the feminine form, melaina, of the Greek adjective melas ‘black, dark’. This was the name of two Roman saints of the 5th century, a grandmother and granddaughter. St Melania the Younger was a member of a rich patrician family. She led an austere and devout Christian life and, on inheriting her father's wealth, she emancipated her slaves, sold her property, and gave the proceeds to the poor. She also established several contemplative houses, including one on the Mount of Olives, to which she eventually retired. The name Melanie was introduced to England from France in the Middle Ages, but died out again. It was reintroduced and became popular in the late 20th century.
275th in the U.S.
Scandinavian and Dutch: topographic or ornamental name from Scandinavian nord, Dutch noord ‘north’. As a topographic name it would have denoted someone who lived in the northern part of a village or to the north of a main settlement or someone who had migrated from the north.
7,086th in the U.S.

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