Other Origin(s):French
Meaning:black, dark-skinned; bee; honey; brave strength
Melly is a girl's name with Greek origins. Sometimes used as a diminutive for the names Melly and Melissa, Melly can mean "black, dark-skinned," and "brave strength." An additional meaning of "bee" and "honey" will make this name the perfect fit for any little one with a sweet-as-pie personality. In Greek mythology, Melissa was a princess of Crete who was transformed into a bee after discovering how to harvest honey. Melly also has ties to the Old French name Millicent, giving the traditional name a fresher feel.
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