US Popularity:313
Other Origin(s):Latin, French
Meaning:Black, dark
Melanie is a girl's name with Greek origins meaning “black” or “dark.” The name was first introduced into the English language during the Middle Ages by French settlers. Melanie is a beautiful girl’s name that has been a popular choice since the 1960s. Other variations of this name include the Latin Melania and the rather sophisticated-looking Mélanie.

Famous People Named Melanie

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  • Melanie Martinez

Melanie Name Popularity Data

The Bump Ranking

Overall:Melanie is currently #476 on The Bump
Girl:Melanie is currently #346 on The Bump Girl Names

U.S. Births

Overall:Melanie is currently #313 in U.S. births
Girl:Melanie is currently #130 in U.S. births

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