Popularity:21441
Origin:Greek
Meaning:Honey-sweet; Calm; Splendid
Melida is a girl's name of Greek origin with a lovely meaning of "honey-sweet," "calm," or "splendid." With such a name, you can expect baby to not only have a sweet tooth but also show tact and courage. When called upon, they'll be a calming presence in a storm and treat their peers with warmth and compassion. Sweetness aside, Melida has a long and fascinating legacy in Greek mythology. Its variant, Melita, is shared with a water-nymph daughter of the Titans Oceanus—who befriended Persephone—and the daughter of the river god Aegaeus. Clearly, your sweet-as-honey munchkin will love a good adventure and feel at home by the water.
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