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Melissa Name Meaning

Melissa meaning

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Melissa

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Feminine
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Variant Baby Names of Melissa:

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

Rhyming Names of Melissa: 
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Melissa with popular Greek Surnames:

Melissa Horn,   Melissa Christodoulou,   Melissa Costa,   Melissa Maria,   Melissa Papadopoulos

Popularity Rank :

Melissa name was top ranked at 987 position in American during year 1930 and most recently ranked at 253 position in American during year 2015

     

Name Melissa has been Most Popular throughout the last hundred plus years and ranked at 69 position. 750755 numbers of people were named Melissa so far in last 100 years. (SSA)

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The feminine name Melissa is Greek in origin and means “bee”. The name was used for a nymph in Greek mythology that cared for young Zeus. It was also given to a fairy from Ludovico Ariosto’s poem “Orlando Furioso,” who helps the character Rogero escape from the witch.


The name has been in use since the 18th century as an English given name. There are many notable people with the name, like Melissa Errico the American singer.

Melissa Numerology :
Personality No. 9. People with the Melissa desire love & independence. They love arts & music. They are generous, kindhearted, humane & philanthropic. Person with 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. More Numerology

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

Name Analysis of Melissa

Character Analysis of Melissa : Persons with the name Melissa, have a great deal of self-confidence and are therefore likely to achieve success. They are generally work-oriented Persons who have a plan for everything they do. They are disciplined and have a high standard of honesty, are dependable, serious-minded individuals who need to be practical about all that they do.

Love Life of Melissa : Persons are voracious regarding intimate impulses & want to try everything and love freedom in all respects.

Name Letter Analysis of Melissa

M : Persons are a workaholic! A high-energy workhorse, Persons don't need much sleep and are very healthy

E : Persons are freedom-loving, sensual and enthusiastic

L : Persons are very heady, and tend to over think rather than experience life

I : Persons are a compassionate person who feels things deeply

S : Persons are a real charmer

S : Persons are a real charmer

A : Persons are their own person: ambitious and freethinking

Famous Name Melissa

  • Melissa Ray

    is a football (soccer) player who represented New Zealand at international level.Ray made her Football Ferns dbut as a substitute in 9-0 World Cup qualifier win over Cook Islands on 9 April 2003,and finished her international career with seven caps to he

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

Melissa also appears in following countries/origins/languages:American, Australian, British, 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, Australian, British, 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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