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Meaning and name origin

Malissa \m(a)-lissa, mal(is)-sa\ as a girl's name is of Greek origin, and the meaning of Malissa is "bee; honey". Malissa is a variant of Melissa (Greek); mythology: the name of a princess of Crete who was changed into a bee after she found out how to collect honey.

Malissa has 7 variant forms: Melesa, Melessa, Melisa, Meliza, Mellisa, Melosa, Molissa.


Malissa is a very popular first name for females (#1124 out of 4276) but an uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Malissa for girls (2015 statistics).

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

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

Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Malissa and its variant forms. Variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Malissa, Melisa, Melissa and Mellisa. (2015 statistics).

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

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

Similar Names

Malissa is also pronounced similarly to Mallissa. Other suggested similar baby names are Calissa, Jalissa, Kalissa, Malicia, Malika, Malisha, Marissa, Marlissa, Melisha and Melisse. These names tend to be less commonly used than Malissa.


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