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What does Molissa mean?

Molissa Pronunciation of Molissa [molis-sa] as a name for girls has its root in Greek, and the meaning of the name Molissa is "bee; honey". Molissa is a variant form of Melissa (Greek).

Associated with: greek, bee, honey (beautiful).


Molissa has 7 variants: Malissa, Melesa, Melessa, Melisa, Meliza, Mellisa and Melosa.

7 more alternative forms via Melissa: Mallissa, Melicia, Melise, Melisha, Melisse, Melitta and Missy.

Creative forms:
(female) Molis, Molisma, ..

(male) Molles, Moluse, ..

Middle name pairings:
Molissa Evelina (M.E.), ..

How popular is Molissa?

Molissa is an uncommonly occurring given name for females. Molissa is an uncommon surname too for all people. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Melissa (#253 from current records), Missy, Mellisa, Malissa and Melisa are the prominent variation forms of Molissa (not ranked). Other variants, like Melisha, are seldom used. These relations of Molissa were favored as baby names during the years 1970-1979 (average #563) and have become significantly less popular since (#1650, 97%), with versions such as Melisa becoming somewhat outmoded. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Malissa, Melisa, Melissa, Mellisa, Missy in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Recommended names are Alissa, Allissa, Arlissa, Calissa, Corissa, Delissa, Elissa, Ellissa, Ilissa, Illissa, Jalissa, Jelissa, Jolisa, Jolissa, Julissa, Kalissa, Korissa, Lorissa, Malicia, Malika, Malisha, Marissa, Marlissa, Mellisha, Merissa, Monalissa, Monisha, Morisa, Morissa, Norissa and Ulissa. These names tend to be more frequently used than Molissa.

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