Name
MELISSA

Name MELISSA

Between 1880 and 2019 there were 951,424 births of Melissa in the countries below, which represents an average of 6,845 births of children bearing the first name Melissa per year on average throughout this period.
On the last available year for each country, we count 5,715 births.

Other languages  :  
En Français Prénom Melissa   
In Italiano Nome Melissa   
Available variant : Mélissa
Variations : Melika , Mélika , Melisa , Mélisa , Melitta , Meliza , Melyssa , Mélyssa , Missy

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Information about the first name Melissa

The first name Melissa is listed in our categories :The first name Melissa has been assigned to:
0.13% to boys
99.87% to girls
The country where the first name Melissa is the most common is:
US United State of America
This first name is on trend: Female
This first name has 7 letters including 3 vowels and 4 consonants

Anagrams of the first name Melissa

An anagram is a word that contains the same letters of another word. Here is the list of first names which are an anagram of Melissa : Esmilsa, Issmael, Lamisse, Maeliss, Maëliss, Massiel, Massil E, Massile, Me Lissa, Messali, Missael, Samiles

Melissa in Japanese *

Romajimerissa
Katakanaメリッサ
Hiraganaめりっさ
* This is a phonetic conversion, not a translation.
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Melissa in binary language

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Origin and meaning of name Melissa

US English
Etymology src :
  • From Ancient Greek μέλισσα (mélissa, “bee, honey, or honeybee”)
  • In Ireland it is sometimes used as a feminine form of the Gaelic male name Maol Íosa (literally “servant of Jesus”).
Etymology src :
  • From Late Latin melissa, from Ancient Greek μέλισσα (mélissa, “bee”), because the plant attracts bees.
Anagrams src :
  • Maisels, Salemis, aimless, mesails, samiels, seismal
Noun src :
  • melissa (plural melissas)
  • A plant of the genus Melissa, especially lemon balm (Melissa officinalis), often used medicinally.
Pronunciation src :
  • (US) IPA(key): /məˈlɪsə/
  • Rhymes: -ɪsə
Pronunciation src :
  • (Received Pronunciation, General American) IPA(key): /məˈlɪsə/
  • Hyphenation: mel‧is‧sa
Noun (Synonyms) src :
  • dropsywort
  • honey plant (one sense)
General
Proper noun src :
  • Melissa
  • A female given name, equivalent to English Melissa.
PT Portuguese
Etymology src :
  • From Latin Melissa, from Ancient Greek Μέλισσα (Mélissa), from μέλισσα (mélissa, “bee”).
Pronunciation src :
  • (Brazil) IPA(key): /me.ˈli.sɐ/
Proper noun src :
  • Melissa f
  • A female given name from Ancient Greek, equivalent to English Melissa
  • (Greek mythology) Melissa (nymph who discovered and taught the use of honey)
SE Swedish
Proper noun src :
  • Melissa c (genitive Melissas)
  • A female given name, equivalent to English Melissa.
IT Italian
Anagrams src :
  • limasse
  • messali
Anagrams src :
  • limasse, messali
Noun src :
  • melissa f (plural melisse)
  • lemon balm
Proper noun src :
  • Melissa f
  • A female given name, equivalent to English Melissa.
FI Finnish
Anagrams src :
  • melassi
Noun src :
  • melissa
  • melissa (plant of the genus Melissa)
Noun (Compounds) src :
  • sitruunamelissa
 

Popularity of the name Melissa

Number of MELISSA births per year

Total births of Melissa by country

Births with the first name Melissa
Country
Boys
Girls
USUnited State of America
1880 - 2019
1,019
752,796
BRBrazil
1930 - 2010
110
43,740
AUAustralia
1944 - 2019
25
29,949
ONOntario
1913 - 2018
0
27,481
ITItaly
1999 - 2018
60
24,644
QCQuebec
1980 - 2019
22
14,386
GBUnited Kingdom
1996 - 2019
0
12,275
NZNew Zealand
1900 - 2019
0
7,334
BCBritish Columbia
1919 - 2019
0
5,950
ABAlberta
1980 - 2019
1
4,799
CHSwitzerland
1912 - 2019
0
4,211
ATAustria
1984 - 2018
0
3,516
FRFrance
1900 - 2019
0
3,176
IEIreland
1964 - 2019
0
3,076
SESweden
1998 - 2019
0
2,784
BEBelgium
1995 - 2019
0
2,093
NSNew Scotland
1920 - 2019
0
1,908
DKDenmark
1985 - 2019
0
1,425
NONorway
1945 - 2019
0
1,101
ARArgentina
1922 - 2015
0
987
PTPortugal
2014 - 2019
0
876
DEGermany
2000 - 2018
1
830
PLPoland
2000 - 2019
0
349
CZCzechoslovakia
1900 - 2016
0
338
NLNetherlands
2015 - 2019
0
162

Total births of Melissa by country (last available year)

Births with the first name Melissa
Country
Boys
Girls
BRBrazil
2010
8
2,595
ITItaly
2018
1
1,022
USUnited State of America
2019
0
903
GBUnited Kingdom
2019
0
173
SESweden
2019
0
152
PTPortugal
2019
0
147
FRFrance
2019
0
136
CHSwitzerland
2019
0
106
ATAustria
2018
0
105
DEGermany
2018
0
67
BEBelgium
2019
0
58
CZCzechoslovakia
2016
0
37
NLNetherlands
2019
0
31
PLPoland
2019
0
30
DKDenmark
2019
0
25
ONOntario
2018
0
21
IEIreland
2019
0
19
NONorway
2019
0
19
QCQuebec
2019
0
18
ABAlberta
2019
0
14
NZNew Zealand
2019
0
12
BCBritish Columbia
2019
0
10
ARArgentina
2015
0
6

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Personalities with the first name Melissa

There are 99 personalities with the first name Melissa


Melissa Leo
(Melissa Chessington Leo) src

United states of america
Actor Voice actor Television actor Film actor


Melissa Benoist
(Melissa Marie Benoist) src

United states of america
Actor Singer Television director Dancer


Melissa Joan Hart
src

United states of america
Entrepreneur Singer Stage actor Voice actor Film producer Director Model Television actor Film actor


Melissa Rauch
(Melissa Ivy Rauch) src

United states of america
Comedian Stage actor Voice actor Television actor Film actor


Lizzo
(Melissa Viviane Jefferson) src

United states of america
Actor Composer Singer Rapper Recording artist


Melissa Mcbride
src

United states of america
Actor Casting director Television actor Film actor


Melissa Gilbert
src

United states of america
Actor Stage actor Voice actor Film producer Children's writer Television actor Film actor Trade unionist Autobiographer


Melissa George
src

United states of america Australia
Actor Model Television actor Film actor


Melissa Etheridge
src

United states of america
Composer Singer Singer-songwriter Musician Guitarist


Melissa Sue Anderson
src

Canada United states of america
Actor Voice actor Television actor Film actor



There are more than 10 personalities with the first name Melissa
Full list of personalities with the first name Melissa

Film Actors and Actresses with the first name Melissa

There are 3419 actors and actresses with the first name Melissa
Melissa Hinz
Melissa Tabet
Melissa Amber
Melissa Perilli
Melissa Hill
Melissa May
Melissa Phebe Baxter
Melissa De Castro
Melissa Anne Smith
Melissa Suffield
Melissa Osser
Melissa Le-Vu
Melissa Roxburgh
Melissa Brownell
Melissa Campbell
Melissa Torelli
Melissa Teague
Melissa Daponte
Melissa Mitchell
Melissa Ricks
Melissa Deni
Melissa Farman
Melissa Howe
Melissa Barrera
Melissa Timmons
Melissa Zanit
Melissa Lingafelt
Melissa Foley
Melissa O'neil
Melissa Munro

There are more than 30 actors and actresses with the first name Melissa
The full list of actors and actresses with the first name Melissa

Rankings of first name MELISSA by country

Country ranking (boys)
RankCountryYear
#5529BR Brazil2010
#27520IT Italy2018
Country ranking (girls)
RankCountryYear
#38IT Italy2018
#47PT Portugal2019
#65CH Switzerland2019
#74AT Austria2018
#79SE Sweden2019
#102BR Brazil2010
#118DE Germany2018
#157CZ Czechoslovakia2016
#175BE Belgium2019
#193DK Denmark2019
#205PL Poland2019
#233NO Norway2019
#250IE Ireland2019
#284GB United Kingdom2019
#306QC Quebec2019
#322AB Alberta2019
#339US United State of America2019
#358NZ New Zealand2019
#388BC British Columbia2019
#423NL Netherlands2019
#428FR France2019
#527ON Ontario2018
#758AR Argentina2015








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