Meaning & History. Means "bee" in Greek. This was the name of a nymph that cared for young Zeus in Greek mythology. It is also the name of the fairy who helps Rogero escape from the witch Alcina in Ludovico Ariosto's poem 'Orlando Furioso' (1516). As an English given name, Melissa has been used since the 18th century.
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Melissa is baby girl name mainly popular in Christian religion and its main origin is Greek. Melissa name meanings is Honey bee. People search this name as Melissa. Other similar sounding names can be Malach, Malaeka, Maalik, Malak, Malakeh, Malik, Maleeka, Mallesh, Malachi, Malakai, Mahlegha, Malachy, Malachai, Mahlagha, Malikah, Maleko, Malliga, Malka, Malaikah, Malaika.
Melissa Name Combinations.
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Melissa as First Name
Melissa Ethnicity Distribution.
Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander
American Indian and Alaska Native
Two or More Ethnicities
Hispanic or Latino
Popular personalities with Melissa Name.
Melissa McCarthy is an actress, comedian, writer, and producer. She was most prominent from 1997 to present. Melissa was born on August 26th, 1970 in Plainfield, Illinois, United States.
Melissa Benoist is an actress and singer. Her most notable accomplishments were from 2000 to present. Melissa was given the name Melissa Marie Benoist on October 4th, 1988 in Houston, Texas, U.S.
Melissa Rauch is an actress. She has had major accomplishments since 2006. Melissa was given the name Melissa Ivy Rauch on June 23rd, 1980 in Marlboro Township, New Jersey, U.S.
Missy Elliott is a hip hop music and contemporary r&b singer, r, rapping, songwriter, dance, and record producer. She plays Vocals. She has had major accomplishments since 1991. Missy was given the name Melissa Arnette Elliott on July 1st, 1971 in Portsmouth, Virginia, U.S. Missy is also known as Missy "Misdemeanor" Elliott.
Melissa Joan Hart
Melissa Joan Hart is an actress, director, producer, singer, fashion designer, and businesswoman. She was most prominent from 1983 to present. Melissa was born on April 18th, 1976 in Smithtown, New York, United States.
Melissa Gilbert is an actress, director, producer, and actor. Melissa was born on May 8th, 1964 in Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Cheerleader Melissa is a wrestler. Cheerleader was born on August 17th, 1982 in Los Angeles.
Melissa is an arabic pop music and world music musician. She was most prominent from 2006 to present. Melissa was given the name Myriam Shehab on February 9th, 1982 in Baraachit, Lebanon. Melissa is also known as YYYYYY (Arabic).
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