Melchior - Meaning of Melchior

What does Melchior mean?

[ 2 syll. mel-(c)hior, me-lchi-or ] The baby boy name Melchior is pronounced in English as MEHL-KYaoR †. Melchior is used chiefly in the English, German, Hungarian, and Polish languages. Its origin is Old Persian. A biblical name, it is derived from the words 'melk' meaning king ; 'quart' city. This is the Hebrew name of one of the three Magi or Wise Men in the Bible.

Malchior (Polish), Malkior, Meilseoir, Melcher (Polish), Melchiorre (Italian), Melchoir, Melchor (Spanish), Melker (Scandinavian), and Melkior are variants of Melchior.

See also the related categories, king, persian, english, wise, men (humanity), biblical, polish, hebrew, german, and hungarian.

Melchior is rare as a baby boy name. It is not listed in the top 1000.

Baby names that sound like Melchior include Melcher, Melchor, Melker, Malchior, Malkior, Meilseoir, Melchoir, Melkior, Milagro, Mylagro, Melchiorre, Milagreo, Milagrio, Mylagreo, and Mylagrio.

† Pronunciation for Melchior: M as in "me (M.IY)" ; EH as in "ebb (EH.B)" ; L as in "lay (L.EY)" ; K as in "key (K.IY)" ; Y as in "you (Y.UW)" ; AO as in "ought (AO.T)" ; R as in "race (R.EY.S)"

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