Colors Related to this Name: Purple, Lilac, Mavve

Qualities Related to this Name: Creative, Light-Hearted

Popularity: This is a very popular name in the US. Ranking #1178 in 2013 and #1284 in 2014.


In English

Origin: Invented by Sir Philip Sidney for his pastoral poem Arcadia (c 1593). Seemingly created from scratch[1]; some imagine an analysis as Ancient Greek πᾶς ‎(pâs, “all”) + μέλι ‎(méli, “honey”) but there is no evidence that this was intended.


-( female name -comes from the coinages language-)