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What does Mellisa mean?

Mellisa Pronunciation of Mellisa as a girls' name is a Greek name, and the name Mellisa means "bee; honey". Mellisa is an alternate spelling of Melissa (Greek).


ASSOCIATED WITH greek, bee, honey (beautiful)


VARIANTS Molissa, Melosa, Meliza, Melisa, Melessa, Melesa, Malissa

RELATIONS VIA MELISSA Mallissa, Melicia, Melise, Melisha, Melisse, Melitta, Mellie, Melly, Milli, Millie



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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, 2018)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Mellisa name in U.S.

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

Which version is better?

Malissa, Melisa, Melissa (#297 FROM RECENT DATA), Mellie and Millie (#304) 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 (#1433, 92.4% LESS USAGE), with versions such as Malissa becoming less trendy.

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

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar-sounding 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.

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