Origin of the name MELINA.
Etymology of the
Meaning of the baby name MELINA.
Greek name meaning "gentle." (What Is Your Name?,
In mythology, this is the name of a
daughter of Thespius, mother of Laomedon, by Hercules. (A Classical
Dictionary, Lemprière, 1822)
Saint Mélanie ("black") was also called by
this name. (Mullyon: Its History, Scenery and
Antiquities, Harvey, 1875).