Melissa is a ♀ girl’s name.
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.
Melissa means “(honey)bee” (from ancient Greek “mélitta/μέλιττα” or “melissa/μέλισσα” = bee + Greek “μελι/meli” = honey).
The name Melissa is ranked #1633 overall.
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