Mel - A very unique male name
Mel, meaning council protector, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1926 on position #1870. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Mel and more.
With that position 1 in 364,441 baby boys were given this name - making this a very unique male name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Mel peaked in popularity 72 years ago in 1947 on position 683.
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Mel is currently topping the charts in...Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Mel is currently topping the baby name charts in Florida at position #1,791 - and is the least popular in Florida at position #1,791.
Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Mel is where you live.
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Mel origin and meaningMel is a 3 letter name with 1 syllables. This name means council protector. To see famous people named Mel, pop culture references for the name Mel and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.
Similar to Mel
We've found the following names that sound similar to Mel, sorted by popularity.Manuel / Milo / Male / Manley / Manolo / Mylo / Molly / Manual / Manly / Mell /
Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better
understanding of how popular or unique this name is.
With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.
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Even more about Mel
These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.