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pinWhat does Malissa mean?

Malissa /ma-lis-sa/ [3 sylls.] as a girls' name. Malissa's root is Greek, and the name Malissa means "bee; honey". Malissa is a version of Melissa (Greek). Malizia is a conventional surname.


Malissa has 7 variants: Melesa, Melessa, Melisa, Meliza, Mellisa, Melosa and Molissa.

Malissa has 23 more related forms via Melissa: Lisa, Mallissa, Mel, Melicent, Melicia, Melisanda, Melisande, Melise, Melisent, Melisha, Melisse, Melitta, Mellicent, Mellie, Melly, Milli, Millicent, Millie, Millisent, Millissent, Milly, Missie and Missy.

Kreatif forms: Malisma, Malisra, Maulissa. [more]

pinHow popular is Malissa?

Malissa is a very popular first name for females (#1124 out of 4276, Top 26%) but a unique last name for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Displayed below is the baby name popularity of Malissa for girls. Malissa entered the list in 1880-1889 and reached its apex rank of #486 in the U.S. then, but is not found in the list currently. (Top 1000 Birth Names Records, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Malissa name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Malissa outside U.S.

Melissa (#224 last year), Millie (#505), Lisa (#750), Missie, Missy, Millicent, Mellie, Melisa and Mellisa are the popular related forms of Malissa. These girl names reached the height of their popularity during 1970-1979 (usage of 0.3234%) and have become much less popular since (usage 0.1521%, 53% less), with forms such as Lisa, Melisa, Malissa, Millicent and Missy falling out of style. Millie (#505) and Melissa (#224) are two of the more trendy birth names here, with Melissa and Millie undergoing a resurgence in popularity. Below is a charted comparison of the popularity of the girl name Malissa and related names. (Top 1000 Birth Names Records, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Malissa, Lisa, Melisa, Melissa, Mellie in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Mellisa, Millicent, Millie, Missie, Missy in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Lisa, Melissa, Millie outside U.S.

pinSimilar Names

Suggested similar baby names are Calissa, Jalissa, Kalissa, Malicia, Malika, Malisha, Marissa and Marlissa. These names tend to be less commonly used than Malissa.