What does Melita mean?
Melita /meli-ta/ as a girls' 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.
Related girl name: Carmel.
Melita has 23 more related forms via Carmelita, Maria: Carmaletta, Carmalit, Carmalita, Carmelit, Carmellita, Karmelit, Maree, Mariah▲, Marialena, Marialinda, Marialisa, Marie▼, Marieanne, Marielena, Marietta▼, Mariette, Marika, Marja, Marya, Mayra▼, Mayria, Moraiah and Moriah▼.Kreatif forms: Maylita, Mclita, Melira. [more]
How popular is Melita?
Melita is a somewhat popular first name for women (#3357 out of 4276, Top 79%) and an even more popular surname for all people (#57705 out of 150436, Top 38%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Maria (#115 2 years ago), Mariah (#136), Marie (#579), Moriah (#977), Mayra, Marietta, Carmelita and Carmel are the prominent variation forms of Melita (not ranked) listed in the Top 1000. Other variants, like Carmelit, are seldom used. These relations of Melita reached the apex of their popularity in 1992 (average #504) and are somewhat less common today (#725, ▼44.7%). Maria is the steady favorite, while Mariah has gained in popularity, and Mayra has lost favor. Shown below is a comparison of the popularity of Melita and corresponding names. (2014 Birth Statistics)