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Name Melanie

Meaning:the dark, the blackTools:

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About the name Melanie in particular

Gender:female
Languages of use:German, Dutch, English
Topics:Asteroid 688 Melanie, discovered 1909, diameter 41.40 km
US 2012 rank:#77     ... 75:Faith, 76:Alexandra, 77:Melanie, 78:Sydney, 79:Bailey ...     Full US 2012 list
Similarly written:Mélanie, Melani, Melania, Elenie, Jeanie, Megane, Melany, Melati, Meline, Méline     Details
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About Melanie, the group of names with the same origin as Melanie

Meaning/translation:the dark, the black
Language of origin:Old Greek
Info about origin:in Greek mythology Melania is an epithet of Demeter, a goddess of fertility
Words:melas = black  Old Greek
Topics:Greek mythology
Variants' top ranks:1:Melanie Switzerland 1994,  16:Mélanie France 1997,  409:Melany USA 2010,  582:Melani Switzerland 1997
Somehow related to:Melinda
Old/original forms:Melania Old Greek
Name variants:Melani, Melania, Melanie, Mélanie, Melany   Sortable list   Details
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Popularity lists that contain the name Melanie

SeriesRankings
Argentina2009 60
Austria2010 54,  2009 57,  2008 38,  2007 37,  2006 32,  2005 31,  2004 23,  1999 12
Austria/Vienna2008 51,  2005 22,  2004 17,  2003 18,  2002 16,  2001 102000 11
England+Wales decades1984 69,  1974 321964 65
Germany/East1991 9
Germany/West1984 7,  1983 7,  1982 6,  1981 5,  1980 4,  1979 31978 4,  1977 5
Switzerland1997 4,  1996 4,  1995 3,  1994 1,  1993 1,  1992 1,  1991 1,  1990 1,  1989 11988 3,  1987 4
Switzerland/German2007 37,  2006 42,  2005 29,  2004 31,  2003 19,  2002 22,  2001 14,  2000 16,  1999 10,  1998 11,  1997 7
USA decades2000-2009 96,  1990-1999 109,  1980-1989 83,  1970-1979 561960-1969 109
USA yearly2012 772011 89,  2010 82,  2009 93,  2008 85,  2007 80,  2006 84,  2005 92,  2004 89,  2003 93,  2002 88,  2001 107,  2000 111,  1999 119,  1998 135,  1997 127,  1996 119,  1995 117,  1994 120
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