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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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What is the meaning of Melissa ?

Melissa is baby girl name mainly popular in Christian religion and its main origin is Greek. Melissa name meanings is Honey bee.
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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.

You probably have google this question: My baby name is Melissa and how can I combine the name Melissa with other names and create unique & new name? We tried to suggest Melissa name combinations. You can see how it looks the name Melissa as first name or Melissa as last name. You can combine the middle name for Melissa and create a unique name.

Melissa as First Name
  • Name
    Popularity %
  • Melissa Smith
  • Melissa Johnson
  • Melissa Williams
  • Melissa Jones
  • Melissa Brown
  • Melissa Miller
  • Melissa Wilson
  • Melissa Taylor
  • Melissa Moore
  • Melissa White
  • Melissa Lewis
  • Melissa Hall
  • Melissa Allen
  • Melissa King
  • Melissa Thomas
  • Melissa Harris

Melissa Ethnicity Distribution.

  • Ethnicity
  • White
  • African American
  • Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander
  • American Indian and Alaska Native
  • Two or More Ethnicities
  • Hispanic or Latino

Popular personalities with Melissa Name.

Melissa McCarthy
Melissa McCarthy

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
Melissa Benoist

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
Melissa Rauch

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
Missy Elliott

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

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
Melissa Gilbert

Melissa Gilbert is an actress, director, producer, and actor. Melissa was born on May 8th, 1964 in Los Angeles, California, U.S.

Cheerleader Melissa
Cheerleader Melissa

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).

Hart Melissa
Hart Melissa

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