Meaning and Name Origin
Meliza has 23 more alternative forms via Melissa: Lisa▼, Mallissa, Mel, Melicent, Melicia, Melisanda, Melisande, Melise, Melisent, Melisha, Melisse, Melitta, Mellicent, Mellie▼, Melly, Milli, Millicent▼, Millie▲, Millisent, Millissent, Milly, Missie and Missy▼.
Meliza is an unusual given name for females. Meliza is an uncommon surname too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)
Below is a graphed analysis of the usage of Meliza and affiliated names. Melissa (#224 the previous year), Millie (#505), Lisa (#750), Missie, Missy, Millicent, Mellie, Malissa, Melisa and Mellisa are the prominent alternative forms of Meliza (#unlisted) rated in the Top 1000. These girl names were at the apex of their popularity during the years 1970-1979 and have become much less popular since, with forms such as Lisa, Missy, Millicent, Melisa and Malissa falling out of style. Millie (#505) and Melissa (#224) are two of the more trendy baby names here, with Melissa and Millie enjoying a rebound in usage. (2014 Birth Statistics)