What does Mellisa mean?
(female) Maylisa, Melsa, ..
(male) Mellig, Melmis, .. Middle name pairings:
Mellisa Haleigh (M.H.), ..
How popular is Mellisa?
Mellisa is a very popular first name for females (#1030 out of 4276, Top 24%) but a unique last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Mellisa entered the list in 1960-1969 and reached its highest position of #875 in the U.S. in the 1970s, but is not in the list at the moment. (Top Baby Names, 2015)
Which version is better?with its source form and related girl names. Malissa, Melisa, Melissa (#253 from recent data), Mellie and Millie (#477) are the popular varying forms of Mellisa. Usage of these relations of Mellisa was more pronounced among parents during the years 1970-1979 (average #887) and has become much lower since (#1455, 96.2% less usage), with versions such as Malissa becoming less trendy.
Similar NamesSuggested similar names are Allisa, Bellina, Bellissa, Bellita, Cellina, Delisa, Dellina, Dellis, Dellise, Felisa, Helisa, Hellia, Heloisa, Jelisa, Kellina, Lellia, Malika, Malisha, Malkia, Mallina, Marlisa, Meelia, Melaina, Melia, Melida, Melina▲, Melita, Mella, Mellba, Melli, Mellicia, Mellina, Mellinda, Mellisha, Melvina▼, Merlina and Telisa. These names tend to be less frequently used than Mellisa.See names in meaning and etymology.