Colors Related to this Name: Blue
Qualities Related to this Name: Romantic, Nurturing
Popularity: This is a very popular name in the US. Ranking #327 in 2013 and #384 in 2014.
Origin: From "meleret", spelled "maloret" (silent "t") in its earliest recorded form in the Exon/Exeter Domesday, derives from Old East Norse "meleret" (silent "t") which is a toponym found originally in Sweden (a variant), Frisia then in France (Cotentin, Brittany, Loire Valley, Lower Seine...) and is closely associated with tenth century Norse settlements. It means (loosely translated):"sand/fine gravel/grey dunes/hills near woodlands".
-( female name -comes from the last names language-) transferred from the last name.
-( male name -comes from the last names language-) transferred from the last name.
-(last name English -comes from the Old French language- AAn) of Norman origin.