Name: Meliora

Origin and Meaning of the Name Meliora

  • Meaning:
    Better
  • Origin:
  • Gender:
    Girl
  • Pronunciation:
    (meh lee OR ah)
  • Form of:
    Itself (Meliora)
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Miscellaneous Info for Meliora

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  • Used in:
    English speaking countries
  • Additional Info:
    From the Latin 'melior' (better). Melior occurs as both family name and given name in Christian inscriptions of the Roman Empire.
    A St Meliorus gave his name to a church in Cornwall, which may account for the tradition tha Meliora is an exclusively Cornish name. It was generally used by the Puritans in the 16th and 17th century, often as Melyor or Mellear. The name is now rare.

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