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Melchior



Origin: Hebrew

Meaning: from Hebrew melech (king) and lior (light) meaning "king is light" or "my king is light".

This name is given to one of the Magi, the three wise men who visited baby Jesus Christ when he was born.


Variants:
  • Melchiorre (Italian)
  • Melchor (Spanish)
  • Melker (Swedish)

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