Melchior - Meaning of Melchior
[ 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.
Melchior is rare as a baby boy name. It is not listed in the top 1000.
† 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)"