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Melena Name Meaning

Spanish and Portuguese: probably a nickname from melena, a term denoting a piece of leather placed on the horns of an ox so that the yoke would not harm them, possibly applied to someone in charge of an ox as a draft animal. By extension, melena came to mean ‘mane’ and ‘long hair’, probably applied to someone with long or untidy hair.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Mele, Melin, Zelenka, Melendy, Ellena, Meling, Malina, Malena, Medina

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Melena Family Origin

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Melena Family Occupations

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  • Traveler

    100%

In 1881, the most common Melena occupation in the UK was Traveler. 100% of Melena's were Travelers.

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