What 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 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]
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)
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)
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)