Dictionary of Medieval Names
from European Sources

Meliora f. Latin meliora 'better, kinder, more pleasant'.

England
Latin
1381 Meliora (nom) Suffolk1381 p. 81
Early Modern English
1564 Mellior COmar-vol5 p. 83; 1575 Melyor ibid. p. 5; 1576 Melyor ibid. p. 5; 1584 Melyor ibid. p. 7; 1590 Melliare ibid. p. 86; 1596 Melliar bruton-vol1 p. 55
Italy
Latin
1265x1339 Meliora (nom) BBC-Berg 161
Cite as: S.L. Uckelman. "Meliora". In S.L. Uckelman, ed. The Dictionary of Medieval Names from European Sources, Edition 2016, no. 4. http://dmnes.org/2016/4/name/Meliora.