US Popularity:3947
Other Origin(s):German, Greek, Irish
Meaning:Plumeria; Honey, all sweetness; Ash tree; Blackness, darkness; Chief; Pleasant, gentle, slow; Diligent; Courage
Melia is a girl’s name with origins from around the world. In Hawaiian, this name means “plumeria,” after the gorgeous white flower with a beautiful bright yellow center. Those with an interest in Greek mythology might also recognize the name Melia. The Meliae are nymphs most commonly associated with trees. Melia may mean “honey” or “all sweetness” from its Greek origin, along with “ash tree,” “blackness,” and “darkness.” Not stopping there, Melia’s Germanic inspiration ties it to Amal, meaning “diligent” and “courage,” among many other energetic endearments. Melia is also an Irish surname in the west of Ireland, derived from O’Malley, meaning “chief,” “pleasant,” or “gentle” and “slow.” With clear connections to nature and one’s drive and determination, no matter how you spin it, Melia is a splendid name for those who feel inspired by every aspect of life.

Melia Name Popularity Data

The Bump Ranking

Overall:Melia is currently #2104 on The Bump
Girl:Melia is currently #928 on The Bump Girl Names

U.S. Births

Overall:Melia is currently #3947 in U.S. births
Girl:Melia is currently #1409 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2022
- 437
from 2021
In comparison to the previous year's data
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