What does Melisa mean?
(female) Melles, Merisa, ..
(male) Melios, Melta, .. Middle name pairings:
Melisa Marleigh (M.M.), ..
How popular is Melisa?
Melisa is a very prominent first name for women (#760 out of 4276, Top 18%) but an unusual last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Melisa entered the list in 1950-1959 and reached its top position of #381 in the U.S. in the 1970s, but is not ranked currently. (Top Baby Names, 2015)
Which version is better?with its source form and related girl names. Lisa (#749 in 2015), Malissa, Melissa (#253), Mellie and Mellisa are the popular varying forms of Melisa. These forms of Melisa were at the top of their popularity during the years 1970-1979 (average #647) and have become significantly less common since (#1500, ▼98.3%), with versions like Malissa becoming less trendy.
Similar NamesSuggested similar names are Adelisa, Alisa▼, Allisa, Belia, Celina▼, Cerisa, Delia▼, Delina, Delisa, Delise, Delisha, Deliza, Denisa, Elisa▲, Felina, Felipa, Felis, Felisa, Felisha, Felita, Helia, Helima, Helisa, Heloisa, Helsa, Ilisa, Jalisa▼, Jelisa, Julisa▼, Kalisa, Kelila, Leisa, Malia, Malicia, Malina, Malisha, Malka, Malkia, Marisa▼, Marlisa, Media, Meica, Meira, Melaina, Melana, Melba▼, Melida, Melina▲, Melinda▼, Mellba, Mellicia, Mellina, Mellisha, Melva▼, Melvina▼, Melya, Melyta, Meris, Merissa, Merlina, Milka, Nelia, Nelida, Olisa, Pelia, Renisa, Selia, Selima, Selina▼, Shelisa, Talisa, Telisa, Velika, Zelia and Zelina. These names tend to be less frequently used than Melisa.See names in meaning and etymology.