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Meaning and name origin

Melita \m(e)-li-ta\ as a girl's name is pronounced ma-LEE-tah. It is of Greek origin, and the meaning of Melita is "honey-sweet". Also used as short form of Carmelita (Spanish), or a feminine variant of Mellitus, a saint's name. Malita is also a variant of Maria.

Melita has 5 variant forms: Malita, Malitta, Melida, Melitta and Melyta.

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


Melita is a somewhat popular first name for females (#3357 out of 4276) but an uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Melita and its variant forms. Variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Carmel, Carmelita and Maria. (2015 statistics).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Carmel, Carmelita, Maria in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar baby names are Belita, Felita, Malitia, Melia, Melina, Melisa, Melitia and Meliza. These names tend to be less commonly used than Melita.


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