What does Malissa mean?
(female) Malisi, Malisma, ..
(male) Maliser, .. Middle name pairings:
Malissa Samiyah (M.S.), ..
How 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)
Malissa entered the list in 1880-1889 and reached its apex rank of #487 in the U.S. then, but is not found in the list currently. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)
Which version is better?with its source form and related girl names. Melissa (#253 from recent data), Missy, Mellisa and Melisa are the popular related forms of Malissa. These relations of Malissa reached the height of their popularity during 1970-1979 (adoption of 2.85%) and have become much less common since (adoption 0.08%, 97.4% less).
Similar NamesSuggested similar names are Alissa▼, Allissa, Analissa, Arlissa, Calissa, Calista▼, Calyssa, Carissa▼, Carlissa, Dalisha, Dalisse, Darissa, Delissa, Elissa, Ellissa, Falisha, Ilissa, Illissa, Jalessa, Jalisa▼, Jalissa, Janissa, Jelissa, Jolissa, Julissa, Kalisa, Kalisha, Kalissa, Kalista, Kalyssa, Karissa▼, Larissa▼, Maisa, Maisha, Malaysia▲, Malia, Malicia, Malika, Malina, Malinda▼, Malisha, Malita, Malitia, Malitta, Malka, Malkia, Maressa, Marisa▼, Marisha, Mariska, Marissa▼, Marisse, Maritsa, Marlisa, Marlisha, Marliss, Marlissa, Marlyssa, Marrissa, Maryssa, Maurissa, Mellisha, Merissa, Monalissa, Morissa, Narissa, Parissa, Raissa, Sarissa, Talassa, Talisa, Talisha, Talyssa, Ulissa and Vanissa. These names tend to be less commonly used than Malissa.See names in meaning and etymology.