Melpomene - Meaning of Melpomene

What does Melpomene mean?

[ syll. mel-po-me-ne, me-lpom-ene ] The baby girl name Melpomene is pronounced MEHLPowMIYN- †. Melpomene has its origins in the Old Greek language. In mythology, the muse of tragedy.

Variant forms share both the origin and meaning of Melpomene.

See also the related categories, greek and muse (dream).

Melpomene is not widely used as a baby name for girls. It is not listed within the top 1000 names.

Baby names that sound like Melpomene include Malvina (English, Scottish, and Scandinavian), Malwina (Polish), Melvina (English), Malvine, Malvyne, Melveen, Melvene, and Melvine.

† approx English pronunciation for Melpomene: M as in "me (M.IY)" ; EH as in "ebb (EH.B)" ; L as in "lay (L.EY)" ; P as in "pea (P.IY)" ; OW as in "oak (OW.K)" ; IY as in "eat (IY.T)" ; N as in "knee (N.IY)"

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