Melissa Name Meaning

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Melissa meaning

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Melissa

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Meaning of Melissa
Bee, Honey
Origin of name Melissa
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  • 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 Gilbert

    on the 1970s dramatic television series Little House on the Prairie (1974-1983). Not long after that she played Gerda in the Faerie Tale Theatre adaptation of The Snow Queen. She also provided the voicework for the roles of Clara in the Sanrio film, Nutcr

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Variant Baby Names of Melissa:

MalissaMelessaMeliciaMelishaLisa, Malissa, Mallissa, Mel, Melesa, Melessa, Melicent, Melicia, Melisa, Melisande

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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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