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

1633

Melissa is a ♀ girl’s name.

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 as well of Greek origin.

What is the meaning of the name Melissa?

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 #1633 overall.

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