What does Melbourne mean?

Definitions for Melbourne
ˈmɛl bərnmel·bourne

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Melbournenoun

    a resort town in east central Florida

  2. Melbournenoun

    the capital of Victoria state and 2nd largest Australian city; a financial and commercial center


  1. Melbournenoun

    State capital of Victoria (Australia).


  1. melbourne

    Melbourne is the capital city of the state of Victoria and the second-most populous city in Australia. Known for its culture, art, music, and fashion scenes, it is also considered one of the world's most livable cities. It is home to numerous landmarks such as the Melbourne Cricket Ground, the National Gallery of Victoria, and the World Heritage-listed Royal Exhibition Building. It also serves as a major centre for street art, music and theatre. Melbourne is notable for its mix of modern and Victorian architecture, its extensive tram network and its diverse, multicultural society.


  1. Melbourne

    Melbourne is a city in Brevard County, Florida, United States. As of the 2010 census, the population was 76,068. The municipal area is the second largest by size and by population in the county. Melbourne is a principal city of the Palm Bay – Melbourne – Titusville, Florida Metropolitan Statistical Area. In 1969 the city was expanded by merging with nearby Eau Gallie. The city was named Melbourne in honor of its first postmaster, Cornthwaite John Hector, an Englishman who had spent much of his life in Melbourne, Australia.

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Melbourne

    the capital of Victoria, at the head of Port Phillip Bay; is the largest and most important city in Australia; built in broad regular streets, with much architectural beauty, and containing, besides the Government buildings, a Roman and an Anglican cathedral, a mint and a university, numerous colleges, hospitals, and other institutions. Its shipping interests are very large; a ship canal enables the largest ships to reach the quays; exports of gold and wool are extensive. Melbourne is the railway centre of the continent. It has manufactures of boots and clothing, foundries and flour-mills. It has a hot climate. Its water supply is abundant, but defective drainage impairs its healthfulness. First settled in 1835, it was incorporated in 1842, and nine years later was made capital of the newly constituted colony. It was the scene of an exhibition in 1888, of a great industrial struggle in 1890, and of a very severe financial crisis in 1893.

Etymology and Origins

  1. Melbourne

    In honour of Lord Melbourne, the Prime Minister in 1837, when this Australian colony was founded.

Surnames Frequency by Census Records


    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Melbourne is ranked #33164 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Melbourne surname appeared 690 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 0 would have the surname Melbourne.

    50.4% or 348 total occurrences were White.
    37.9% or 262 total occurrences were Black.
    4.6% or 32 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    3.3% or 23 total occurrences were American Indian or Alaskan Native.
    2.7% or 19 total occurrences were of two or more races.
    0.8% or 6 total occurrences were Asian.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Melbourne in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Melbourne in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of Melbourne in a Sentence

  1. Srdjan Djokovic:

    Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison're keeping him in captivity. Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison're stomping all over Novak to stomp all over Serbia and Serbian people, morrison and his like have dared attack Novak to bring Serbia to its knees. Serbia has always shown that he comes from a proud nation. Novak Djokovic holds the Norman Brookes Challenge Cup after defeating Russia's Daniil Medvedev in the men's singles final at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia, Sunday, Feb. 21, 2021. ( AP Photo/Andy Brownbill, File) Novak Djokovic SUPPORTERS SHOW UP AT MELBOURNE HOTEL WHERE HE'S BELIEVED TO BE HELD.

  2. De Minaur:

    It's (the Sydney title) given me a lot of confidence. To be able to do it at my home in front of my friends and family, it's always that much more special, coming in, it's given me a lot of confidence. Hopefully I can just ride that momentum and keep playing some great tennis here in Melbourne.

  3. Lewis Hamilton:

    It is clear from this weekend that we are not the quickest, we've lost performance since Melbourne and maybe more so this weekend. We are the second, or third fastest team at the moment so we have some improving to do, but that's not impossible.

  4. Victoria Premier Daniel Andrews:

    There's nothing quite like the Australian Grand Prix in Melbourne and the buzz it creates around our state.

  5. Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop:

    I can confirm that the Australian government is currently seeking to independently verify reports that 18-year-old Melbourne teenager Jake Bilardi has been killed in a suicide bombing attack in the Middle East, if these reports are confirmed, this is another tragic example of a young Australian being lured to a senseless and violent death by a brutal terrorist organization that is intent on imposing suffering and misery not only in Iraq and Syria but beyond.

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