Mel (given name)


Mel (given name)

Mel can be the abbreviated version of the given names: Melvin, Melanie, Melinda, Melissa or Melville. It is also a standalone name from the Gaelic Maol, meaning "follower of Jesus."

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People

People with this name include:

  • Mel B (born 1975), English singer, former member of the Spice Girls
  • Mel Blanc (1908–1989), American voice actor
  • Mel Brooks (born 1928), American comedy filmmaker, writer and actor
  • Mel C (born 1974), English singer, former member of the Spice Girls
  • Mel Gibson (born 1956), American-Australian film actor
  • Mel Harris (born 1956), American actress
  • Mel Kaye, archetypical "real programmer" in programming folklore
  • Mel Lastman (born 1933), Canadian businessman and politician
  • Mel McDaniel (born 1942), American country music artist
  • Mel Ott (1909–1958), American baseball player
  • Mel Peachey (born 1980), British television host
  • Mel Rosen (born 1928), American track coach
  • Mel Smith (born 1956), British actor, writer and director
  • Mel Tiangco (born 1955), Filipino journalist, host, news caster
  • Mel Tillis (born 1932), American country singer
  • Mel Tormé (1925-1999), American jazz singer, composer, arranger, and drummer
  • Mel White (born 1940), American clergyman and author
  • Saint Mel (died 488), early Irish missionary and founder of the diocese of Ardagh

Fictional characters

  • Mel, a character on the children's television program Sesame Street
  • Mel Burton, a character on the soap opera Hollyoaks
  • Mel, a character on the television series Doctor Who
  • Dr. Melinda Karnofsky, a character on the television comedy Frasier
  • Melanie Owen, a character on the soap opera Eastenders
  • Mel Sharples, owner and cook of Mel's Diner on the sitcom Alice
  • Mel, a character on the cartoon show Di-Gata Defenders
  • Mel, a character in the computer game The Even More Incredible Machine
  • Mel, a character on the television series Flight of The Conchords
  • Sideshow Mel, a character on the cartoon show The Simpsons

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