Mele Family History
Mele Name Meaning
Italian (southern): affectionate nickname from mele ‘honey’ a dialect form of miele. Italian: possibly a habitational name from Mele in Genoa province. Americanized form of Norwegian Mæle or of its variant Mæhle (see Mahle ). Compare Male 9. French: topographic name for someone who lived by a medlar Old French mesle. Slovenian: possibly a nickname from a derivative of mleti ‘to mill’ or a topographic name derived from mel ‘fine sand’.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022