Name Melian Origin, meaning, pronunciation & popularity of the name Melian


Melian is a ♀ girl’s name.

What is the origin of the name Melian?

Melian is a literary name. The name appears in the work “The Silmarillion” by J.R.R. Tolkien, where Melian is the queen of Doriath.

What does the name Melian mean?

Melian means “dear gift” or “gift of love” in Sindarin (from “melya” = dear or “mel-“ = love + “anna” = gift). The Sindarin language was invented by J.R.R. Tolkien and shows parallels to the Welsh language.

Pronunciation of Melian

Popularity of the name Melian

The name Melian is ranked #11002 overall.

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