Name: Melisent

Origin and Meaning of the Name Melisent

  • Meaning:
    Strong work
  • Origin:
  • Meaning:
    Strong work
  • Origin:
  • Gender:
    Girl
  • Pronunciation:
    (MEH lee sahn)
  • Form of:
    Itself (Melisent)
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Miscellaneous Info for Melisent

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  • Used in:
    English and French speaking countries
  • Additional Info:
    Medieval French name from the Germanic 'amalwint'.
    Amal means "labour", and swint "strength".
    The French Melisent was introduced into Britain at the end of the 12th century.
    The modern English form is Millicent.
    It is the name of several historical figures, including the 12th-century queen of Jerusalem, daughter of Baldwin II.

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