Origin:Greek
Popularity:2071
Meaning:Black; Dark
Melani is a girl’s name of Greek origin, meaning “black” or “dark.” A variation of Melanie and a derivation of Melania, this more modern spelling has been steadily growing in popularity. Bearing a name shared by two Catholic saints, this little girl can certainly be inspired by the divine, whether you choose to raise her following the faith or not. These saints are known for good-heartedness and the freeing of many African slaves. This could help lead baby Melani to use her inner darkness for good, fighting for and uplifting those in need.

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Source: Social Security Administration

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