Mellisa

Mellisa - A very unique female name



  Sep 24,2020      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Mellisa, meaning honeybee, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1965 on position #1911. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Mellisa and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Mellisa? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Mellisa. The baby girl name Mellisa was given to 5 baby girls in 2004, ranking #5475 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 304,631 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Mellisa peaked in popularity 41 years ago in 1979 on position 780.



Famous with this name

Mellisa Johnson
Mellisa Dullius
Mellisa Leo


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Mellisa is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Mellisa is currently topping the baby name charts in New York at position #2,362 - and is the least popular in New York at position #2,362.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Mellisa is where you live.


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Mellisa origin and meaning

Mellisa is a 7 letter name with 3 syllables. This name means honeybee. To see famous people named Mellisa, pop culture references for the name Mellisa and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Mellisa

We've found the following names that sound similar to Mellisa, sorted by popularity.

Melissa / Melisa / Malissa / Mellissa / Malka / Malaysia / Malika / Malak / Milissa / Malky /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
20045475
20015012
20003990
19992911
19984636
19972089
19962306
19952252
19942027
19931789
19922108
19911477
19901370
19891404
19881321
19871290
19861286
19851035
19841123
1983962
1982863
1981791
1980854
1979780
1978904
1977950
1976875
1975933
1974950
19731021
19721022
1971950
19701043
19691060
19681184
19671229
19661641
19651911

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
New York2362

Even more about Mellisa


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Mellisa a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique female name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Mellisa?

3 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
1979
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Mellisa
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 304,631
Letter count 7
Syllable count 3
Year first discovered 1965
2004 births +5

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