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What does Melesa mean?

Melesa Pronunciation of Melesa [mele-sa] as a name for girls is of Greek derivation, and the name Melesa means "bee; honey". Melesa is an alternate form of Melissa (Greek).

Associated with: greek, bee, honey (beautiful).


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

8 more related forms via Melissa: Mel, Melicia, Melise, Melisha, Melisse, Melitta, Mellie and Melly.

Creative forms:
(female) Mylesa, ..

(male) Melee, Melema, ..

Middle name pairings:
Melesa Sutton (M.S.), ..

How popular is Melesa?

Melesa is an uncommon given name for women. Melesa is also a unique surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Malissa, Melisa, Melissa (#253 in recent rankings), Mellie and Mellisa are the prominent varying forms of Melesa (outside Top 2000). Usage of these forms of Melesa was more pronounced 45 years ago (adoption of 2.8%) and has become significantly diminished since (adoption 0.1%, 97% less), with forms such as Mellie becoming less trendy. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Malissa, Melisa, Melissa, Mellie, Mellisa in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Celena, Celes, Celesia, Celest, Celesta, Delena, Delisa, Felisa, Helena, Helisa, Helsa, Jelena, Jelisa, Kelsa, Leesa, Malea, Maleia, Malena, Malika, Malisha, Malka, Malkia, Medea, Medeia, Meeca, Meeka, Meena, Meera, Mekea, Mela, Melana, Melba, Meleana, Meleena, Melene, Melia, Melida, Melina, Melita, Mella, Mellba, Mellisha, Melva, Melvena, Melya, Melyta, Mesa, Milena, Milka, Reesa, Selena, Telisa, Teresa, Venesa and Yelena. These names tend to be more frequently used than Melesa.

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