Name Melissa Origin, meaning, pronunciation & popularity of the name Melissa


Melissa is a ♀ girl’s name.

What is the origin of the name 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 of Greek origin as well.

What does the name Melissa mean?

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

Pronunciation of Melissa

Variants of the name Melissa

Melisa Mélyssa

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Popularity of the name Melissa

The name Melissa is ranked #1456 overall.

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