Melissa

Colors Related to this Name: Blue

Qualities Related to this Name: Romantic, Nurturing

Popularity: This is a very popular name in the US. Ranking #202 in 2013 and #224 in 2014.

Famous People

Melissa McCarthy (Movie Actress,TV Actress), Melissa Rauch (Movie Actress,TV Actress), Melissa Benoist (Movie Actress,TV Actress), Melissa Joan Hart (Movie Actress,TV Actress), Melissa Gilbert (Movie Actress,TV Actress), Melissa McBride (Movie Actress,TV Actress), Melissa Fumero (Movie Actress,TV Actress), Melissa George (Movie Actress,TV Actress)

Meaning

In English

Origin: From Ancient Greek μέλισσα ‎(mélissa, “bee, honey, honeybee”)

Meaning(s):

-(Greek god) Bee-nymph in Greek mythology.

-( female name -comes from the Ancient Greek language-). Popular in the latter half of the 20th century.

In German

Meaning(s):

-( female name), related to Melissa.

In Swedish

Meaning(s):

-( female name), related to Melissa.

In Danish

Meaning(s):

-( female name), related to Melissa.

In Italian

Meaning(s):

-( female name), related to Melissa.

In Portuguese

Meaning(s):

-(Melissa) (female)

In Translingual

Origin: Ancient Greek μέλισσα ‎(mélissa, “honey bee”) (compare Melissa), which in turn comes from μέλι ‎(méli, “honey”).

Meaning(s):

-(taxon genus family Lamiaceae lemon balm)