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Meaning name Melchior

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Melchior

Meaning name Melchior
Early Christians assigned names to the three Magi ("wise men from the east") who visited the baby Jesus. They are mentioned but not named in the bible; Melchior is one of them. It is composed of the Hebrew elements melech "king" and or "light," hence "king of light." The other two names are Balthasar and Casper.
Mel - Unisex short form of English names beginning with Mel-.
Melaena - Latin form of Greek Melaina, meaning "black, dark." In mythology, this is the name of a Naiad Nymph of springs.
Melaina - Variant spelling of Greek Melaine, meaning "black, dark." In mythology, this is the name of a Naiad Nymph of springs.
Melaine - Greek name derived from the word, melaina, meaning "black, dark." In mythology, this is the name of a Naiad Nymph of springs.
Melania - Italian and Spanish form of Latin Melaena, meaning "black, dark." 
MÉlanie - French form of Latin Melaena, meaning "black, dark." 
Melanie - English form of French Mélanie, meaning "black, dark." 
Melantha -  English name thought to probably be an elaborated form of the Greek word anthos, meaning "flower." 
Melany - Variant spelling of English Melanie, meaning "black, dark."
Melba - From the surname of a 19th century singer who took the name from the city of her birth, Melbourne, Australia, meaning "mill stream."

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