FAQ about the name Meliors
For most of my life, I have started almost every conversation with a new acquaintance by answering one or more of the following six questions.
What does Meliors mean?
There are three meanings to Meliors. I grew up knowing that it translates from the medieval French as 'honey bear'. Later, I learned that it can mean 'believing that the world can be made better through human endeavor'. And finally I came across meliors used in psychological literature as 'the opposite of stressors'.
How is Meliors pronounced?
Mel-ee-ors (with the S)
Where is the name from?
I was born while my father was finishing his PhD in medieval literature, writing about a medieval French romance starring Princess Meliors and her adventures involving William of Palermo, so I was named after her.
I've never heard of anyone called Meliors before.
As far as I know I'm the only human called Meliors. It's turned out to be a very useful URL and search term.
Do you have a nickname?
A couple of years ago, I started inviting people in real life to call me Molly. I continue to use Meliors professionally and online.
Can I call you Mel?