What does Melisande mean?
Melisande /mel-is-ande/ as a girls' name is pronounced MEL-a-sahnd. It is of Old French and Old German origin, and the meaning of Melisande is "animal strength". Also French form of Melissa (Greek) "bee; honey".
Related girl name: Millicent.more]
How popular is Melisande?
Melisande is an unusual given name for women. Melisande is an equivalently uncommon surname too for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)
Prominent variation forms of Melisande (not ranked) are Melissa (#224 from recent data), Millicent and Melisa. Other variants, like Melise, are seldom used. These relations of Melisande were favored as birth names during 1970-1979 (usage of 0.54%) and are somewhat less conventional today (usage 0.26%, down 52.5%), with the versions Melisa and Millicent becoming less trendy. Melissa is more ubiquitous than the rest. Shown below is an analysis of the popularity of the girl name Melisande and related names. (Top 1000 Baby Names Records, 2014)
Recommended similar baby names are Alisanne, Allisanne, Celinde, Corisande, Kelianne, Malinde, Melanee, Melanie, Melicent, Melinda, Melinde, Meline, Mellanie, Mellicent, Mellisent, Melusina, Melusine, Milicent, Milisent, Millisent and Selinde. These names tend to be more frequently used than Melisande.