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Melissa meaning

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Meaning of Melissa :

Bee, Honey

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Melissa Numerology :
Personality No. 9. People with the name Melissa desire love & independence. They love arts & music. They are generous, kindhearted, humane & philanthropic. Person with name Melissa having 9 as Personality number love traveling & teaching but hate restraint. They are bold, functional, broadminded & spiritual. They have will power & are determined , but are impulsive, contentious, ill-tempered, rebellious & impatient too.
Variant Baby Names of Melissa:

Malissa, Melessa, Melicia, Melisha, Lisa, Malissa, Mallissa, Mel, Melesa, Melessa, Melicent, Melicia, Melisa, Melisande

Rhyming Names of Melissa: 
Melissa with popular Greek Surnames:

Melissa Papaioannou,   Melissa Ioannou,   Melissa Christodoulou,   Melissa Kaya,   Melissa sommer


More About Greek Name : Melissa

  • The girl's name Melissa is of Greek origin, and its meaning is "bee; honey".

    In Greek mythology Melissa is the name of one of the Great Female Warriors who helped save Zeus from his father, Cronus. She hid him in the hills and fed him milk from Amalthea and honey. When Cronus discovered this, he turned her into a Nymph. After Zeus came into power, he changed her into a queen , being able to change her from an insect form.

  • It is from Greek origin.

    It is a name of a princess of Crete who was changed into a bee after she learned how to collect honey.

  • Melissa name comes from the Greek word (melissa),honey bee and from (meli), honey. Compare Hittite melit, honey. In Ireland it is used as a feminine form of the Gaelic male nameMaoilíosa, which means servant of Jesus. Melissa also refers to the pl

  • Derived from the Greek melissa (a bee). The 16th century Italian poet Ariosto used the name for the good fairy who protected Bradamante and helped Ruggero escape from Atlante upon the hippogriff in the poem Orlando Furioso.

  • In Greek mythology, this was the name of a nymph that saved Zeus from his father, Cronus. Melissa is also the genus name of five herbs in the mint family of plants.The 16th century Italian poet Ariosto used the name for the good fairy who protected Bradam

Famous Name Melissa

  • Melissa O'Neil

    a Canadian singer who was the winner of the third season of Canadian Idol in 2005. She was the first female winner and is the youngest winner in the show's history. She is of Chinese, Irish and French heritage. Her Chinese name (???[1]) given to her by her maternal grandfather is pronounced Oh Seemun in Chinese.In early 2005, O'Neil auditioned for the third season of Canadian Idol, however her audition was not shown on television.The judges were impressed by her vocals and she made it through to the top 100 round. On the first day, she sang the song "Concrete Angel" by Martina McBride acappella and again impressed the judges, however on the final day of competition, she forgot the words to her chosen song and froze on-stage Nevertheless,


Melissa Name also appears in following Origin(s): Gaelic

Melissa also appears in following countries/origins/languages: American, English, Australian, Chinese, Danish

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  • What does the name Melissa mean? :

    Baby girl name meaning Bee, Honey in Greek. Melissa also named in American, English, Australian, Chinese, Danish for girl . We have received lots of suggestion from our website users on baby names. We are thankful for all the contribution on meaning of girl name Melissa. What does the name Melissa mean in other origin if you know then please suggest. Further suggestion or detail on what is the meaning of name Melissa. History of name and famous personality with Melissa will help to update our database and other website users.

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