From German Names

Female Female Name

German Pronunciation

Listen to the German pronunciation of Melanie. The speaker is a native speaker of Standard German from Schleswig-Holstein / Northern Germany:

Predominant Age Group in Germany

Typically born between 1970 and 1990

Predominant Regional Usage

  • Western Germany
  • Northern Germany
  • Southern Germany

Origin and Meaning

German form of Mélanie, a French form of Melania, a Latin name derived from Greek μελαινα (melaina) = 'dark, black'

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