Melina is a common female name in Greece. It is a name associated with the Greek word “meli” which means honey.
Male version of Name Melina: N/A
Nameday of name Melina: September 16th or October 29
Origin of Name Melina
Although a lovely name, Melina’s origins are not exactly clear. It is said that the vast majority of women called Melina consider their name a mixture of names Maria and Eleni.
Some other women adopt the name Melina, as a diminutive of the name Soumela, or Melitini. If the name does come from the combination of name Maria and Eleni, its nameday is celebrated on September 16th, while in any other case, it follows the nameday of the original name.
Nicknames deriving from name Melina
Melina doesn’t have many nicknames; the two mostly common nicknames of name Melina are Melinaki and Lina.
The Names’ Fairy reveals the meaning of the name Melina
Melina is cute and nice; always good with others, ready to help them in any problem, without asking for something back. It is said that Melina will help you in anything you need, but you should never consider Melina as someone who serves you.