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Meaning and name origin

Melisande \m(e)-lisan-de, mel(i)-sa-nde\ as a girl's 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".


Melisande has 12 variant forms: Lisandra, Malisande, Malissande, Malyssandre, Melesande, Melisandra, Melisandre, Melissande, Melissandre, Mellisande, Melysande and Melyssandre.

For more information, see also the related girl name Millicent.


Melisande is not a popular first name for females and an equally uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Melisande and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Melissa (#224) and Millicent. (2014 statistics).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Melissa, Millicent in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Melisande is also pronounced similarly to Melisanda. Like Melisande, this name is not commonly used.