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pinWhat does Malissa mean?

Malissa /ma-lis-sa/ 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 7 more related forms via Melissa: Mallissa, Melicia, Melise, Melisha, Melisse, Melitta 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 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 0.448%) and are somewhat less common today (adoption 0.155%, 65.4% less). Melissa is the longstanding favorite, while Melisa, Malissa and Missy have lost favor. 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, Melisa, Melissa, Mellisa, Missy in U.S.

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

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Suggested similar baby names are Allissa, Analissa, Arlissa, Calissa, Calyssa, Carlissa, Illissa, Jolissa, Julissa, Kalissa, Kalista, Kalyssa, Karissa, Malitia, Malitta, Malka, Marisha, Marisse, Maritsa, Marlisha, Marliss, Mellisha, Merissa, Sarissa and Ulissa. These names tend to be less commonly used than Malissa.