Dictionary of Medieval Names
from European Sources

Melior m. Latin melior 'better, kinder, more pleasant'.

Italy
Latin
1285 Meliorati (gen) Perugia1285 p. 153; 1376 Meliorini (gen) DouGen1 p. 244, Meliorino (abl) ibid. p. 107
Cite as: S.L. Uckelman. "Melior". In S.L. Uckelman, ed. The Dictionary of Medieval Names from European Sources, Edition 2017, no. 1. http://dmnes.org/2017/1/name/Melior.