Name
MEL

Name MEL

Between 1880 and 2022 there were 6,339 births of Mel in the countries below, which represents an average of 45 births of children bearing the first name Mel per year on average throughout this period.
On the last available year for each country, we count 27 births.

Other languages  :  
En Français Prénom Mel   
In Italiano Nome Mel   
Variations : Melanie , Melánie , Mélanie


Information about the first name Mel

The first name Mel is listed in our categories :The first name Mel has been assigned to:
32.65% to boys
67.35% to girls
The country where the first name Mel is the most common is:
BR Brazil
This first name is on trend: Female
This first name has 3 letters including 1 vowel and 2 consonants

Anagrams of the first name Mel

An anagram is a word that contains the same letters of another word. Here is the list of first names which are an anagram of Mel : Lem

Anacyclics of the first name Mel

An anacyclic is a word or phrase that can be read in the normal sense of reading or in the opposite direction. Here is the list of names that are anonymous of the given name Mel: Lem

Mel in Japanese *

Romajimeru
Katakanaメル
Hiraganaめる
* This is a phonetic conversion, not a translation.
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Mel in sign language

Mel in binary language

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Origin and meaning of name Mel

US English
Etymology src :
Etymology src :
  • From Latin mel (“honey”).
Etymology (Noun) src :
  • mel (plural mels)
  • (psychoacoustics) A unit of pitch on a scale of pitches perceived by listeners to be equally spaced from one another.
Etymology (Noun) src :
  • mel (uncountable)
  • Honey, when used as an ingredient in cosmetic products.
Anagrams src :
  • EML, Elm, L.E.M., LEM, Lem, MLE, elm
Anagrams src :
  • EML, Elm, L.E.M., LEM, Lem, MLE, elm
Noun src :
  • MEL (plural MELs)
  • Initialism of minimum/minimal equipment list.. The list of the minimum of operational equipment allowed for continued operation of the device equipping the equipment; by extension, the set of such equipment.
  • Abbreviation of miscellaneous equipment load.
Pronunciation src :
  • Rhymes: -ɛl
Pronunciation src :
  • IPA(key): /mɛl/
  • Rhymes: -ɛl
  • Homophones: Mel, mell
Proper noun src :
Middle English
Etymology src :
  • From Old English mǣl, from Proto-West Germanic *māl, from Proto-Germanic *mēlą.
Alternative forms src :
Noun src :
  • mel (plural meles)
  • A time, occasion or event.
  • The occasion when a meal is consumed; mealtime.
  • A meal or feast.
Pronunciation src :
  • IPA(key): /mɛːl/, /mɛl/
Noun (Descendants) src :
General
Etymology src :
  • From Old Galician-Portuguese mel, from Vulgar Latin *melem m or f, from Latin mel n.
Dalmatian
Etymology src :
Numeral src :
  • mel
  • thousand
PT Portuguese
Etymology src :
  • From Old Galician-Portuguese mel, from Vulgar Latin *melem m or f, from Latin mel n.
  • Compare Galician mel, Spanish miel.
Noun src :
Pronunciation src :
Noun (Derived terms) src :
  • melado
  • melar
  • papa-mel (tayra)
Galician
Noun src :
RO Romanian
Etymology src :
Noun src :
  • mel m (plural meli)
  • mel
Latin
Etymology src :
  • From Proto-Italic *meli, from Proto-Indo-European *mélid. Cognate with Ancient Greek μέλι (méli), Gothic 𐌼𐌹𐌻𐌹𐌸 (miliþ), Old Armenian մեղր (mełr).
Noun src :
  • mel n (genitive mellis); third declension
  • honey
  • (figuratively) sweetness, pleasantness
  • (figuratively, term of endearment) darling, sweet, honey
Pronunciation src :
  • (Classical) IPA(key): /mel/, [mɛɫ̪]
  • (modern Italianate Ecclesiastical) IPA(key): /mel/, [mɛl]
Noun (Declension) src :
  • Third-declension noun (neuter, i-stem).
Noun (Descendants) src :
  • Vulgar Latin: *melem m or f (see there for further descendants)
Noun (Synonyms) src :
  • (darling, honey): mellītus
  • (sweetness): dulcēdō, dulcitās, dulcitūdō, dulcor, mellinia
DK Danish
Etymology src :
  • From Old Norse mjǫl, from Proto-Germanic *melwą, from Proto-Indo-European *melh₂- (“to grind, rub, break up”).
Noun src :
  • mel n (singular definite melet, not used in plural form)
  • flour
CZ Czech
Pronunciation src :
  • IPA(key): [ˈmɛl]
Verb src :
  • mel
  • second-person singular imperative of mlít
NO Norwegian Nynorsk
Verb src :
NO Norwegian Bokmål
Etymology src :
Alternative forms src :
  • mjøl (also Nynorsk)
Noun src :
  • mel n (definite singular melet)
  • flour, meal
Noun (Derived terms) src :
  • beinmel
  • fiskemel
  • hvetemel
  • melaktig
 

Popularity of the name Mel

Number of MEL births per year

Total births of Mel by country

Births with the first name Mel
Country
Boys
Girls
BRBrazil
1930 - 2022
80
4,010
USUnited State of America
1880 - 2022
1,254
33
FRFrance
1900 - 2022
424
116
IEIreland
1964 - 2022
190
3
CHSwitzerland
1909 - 2021
36
27
ARArgentina
1922 - 2015
29
0
CLChili
2010 - 2021
3
23
GBUnited Kingdom
1996 - 2021
7
12
PTPortugal
2014 - 2022
1
17
BEBelgium
1995 - 2022
0
15
QCQuebec
1980 - 2022
13
2
ABAlberta
1980 - 2022
12
1
DEGermany
2000 - 2022
7
5
AUAustralia
1930 - 2022
6
1
ITItaly
1999 - 2021
2
3
ATAustria
1984 - 2021
2
0
DKDenmark
1985 - 2022
2
0
SESweden
1998 - 2022
2
0
CZCzechoslovakia
1900 - 2016
0
1

Total births of Mel by country (last available year)

Births with the first name Mel
Country
Boys
Girls
FRFrance
2022
6
5
USUnited State of America
2022
0
6
CHSwitzerland
2021
0
5
CLChili
2021
0
3
ITItaly
2021
1
1

Comments on the name Mel

Personalities with the first name Mel

There are 69 personalities with the first name Mel


Mel Gibson
(Mel Colm-Cille Gerard Gibson) src

Republic of ireland United states of america
Screenwriter Actor Writer Television producer Stage actor Voice actor Film director Film producer Film actor Director Television actor


Mel Brooks
(Melvin Kaminsky) src

United states of america
Screenwriter Actor Writer Composer Military personnel Television producer Songwriter Lyricist Theatrical producer Journalist Stage actor Voice actor Film director Film producer Director Librettist Television actor Film actor Producer


Mel Blanc
(Melvin Jerome Blanc) src

United states of america
Actor Voice actor Television actor Dub actor Radio drama actor


Mel Ferrer
(Melchior Gaston Ferrer) src

United states of america
Screenwriter Actor Journalist Film director Film producer Theatrical director Producer


Mel Patton
src

United states of america
Sprinter Athletics competitor


Mel Sheppard
(Melvin Winfield Sheppard) src

United states of america
Lawyer Athletics competitor Middle-distance runner


Mel Martínez
src

Cuba United states of america
Lawyer Politician


Mel Smith
(Melvin Kenneth Smith) src

United kingdom
Film producer Director Television actor Film actor Screenwriter Actor Writer Television director Stage actor Film director Comedian Television producer


Mel Daniels
src

United states of america
Basketball player Basketball coach


Mel Carnahan
src

United states of america
Judge Lawyer Politician Military officer Aircraft pilot



There are more than 10 personalities with the first name Mel
Full list of personalities with the first name Mel

Film Actors and Actresses with the first name Mel

There are 560 actors and actresses with the first name Mel
Mel Jarnson
Mel Gorsha
Mel Lisboa
Mel Raido
Mel House
Mel B
Mel Jackson
Mel Stewart
Mel Giedroyc
Mel Appleby
Mel Fair
Mel Sterland
Mel Kiper
Mel Gorham
Mel Owens
Mel Harris
Mel Gibson
Mel Duane Gionson
Mel Ayres
Mel Johnson Jr.
Mel Smith
Mel Kohl
Mel Cobb
Mel Martin
Mel Collins
Mel Sachs
Mel Tuck
Mel Daniels
Mel Jersey
Mel Novak

There are more than 30 actors and actresses with the first name Mel
The full list of actors and actresses with the first name Mel

Rankings of first name MEL by country

Country ranking (boys)
RankCountryYear
#3844FR France2022
#21916IT Italy2021
Country ranking (girls)
RankCountryYear
#1193CH Switzerland2021
#1463CL Chili2021
#4633US United State of America2022
#4830FR France2022
#20752IT Italy2021