Melissa

♀ Name Melissa – origin, meaning & pronunciation of the name Melissa

Melissa is a ♀ female name.

Origin of Melissa

Melissa is a name from Greek mythology. It was an epithet of some Greek nymphs and priestesses, among other things. Besides, Melissa derived from the name Melitta, which is as well of Greek origin.

Meaning of Melissa

Melissa means “(honey)bee” (from ancient Greek “mélitta/μέλιττα” or “melissa/μέλισσα” = bee + Greek “μελι/meli” = honey).

Pronunciation of Melissa

Alternate spelling of Melissa

Melisa Mélyssa

Name Statistic: Melissa is ranked #1738 overall ↓ -37

  • 🇦🇹 Austria: 804 ↓ -21
  • 🇦🇺 Australia: 4399 ↑↑ 159
  • 🇧🇪 Belgium: 3736 ↓ -98
  • 🇨🇦 Canada: 3402 ↓↓ -251
  • 🇨🇭 Switzerland: 948 ↓ -16
  • 🇩🇪 Germany: 1375 ↓ -33
  • 🇩🇰 Denmark: 1576 ↓ -85
  • 🇪🇸 Spain: 1338 ↑ 8
  • 🇫🇮 Finland: 493 ↑↑ 105
  • 🇫🇷 France: 1884 ↓ -8
  • 🇬🇧 Great Britain: 2333 ↓ -91
  • 🇮🇪 Ireland: 4397 ↓ -34
  • 🇱🇮 Liechtenstein: 8626 ↑↑ 158
  • 🇳🇱 Netherlands: 3461 ↑↑ 194
  • 🇳🇴 Norway: 1997 ↑ 50
  • 🇳🇿 New Zealand: 2723 ↓↓ -150
  • 🇵🇹 Portugal: 3211 ↓↓ -130
  • 🇸🇪 Sweden: 1265 ↓ -57
  • 🇺🇸 United States: 2485 ↓↓ -288

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