What does the name "Melissa" mean?
Melissa (Greek): Bee
The name "Melissa" is of Greek origin and it means "Bee". It's a name commonly given to girls. There is 1 other name that is similar to this one.
M is for mirth, your laughter.
E is for easy going, no ruffles here.
L is for loyalty, that you show.
I is for impressive, your list of qualities.
S is for sweetheart, you really are!
S is for strength, there when needed.
A is for able, for you surely are.
Your name in reverse order is "Assilem". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Meislas". How do you pronounce that?
Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.
How popular is the name "Melissa" in the U.S.?
Want to know about the populiarty of Melissa? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 751,940 babies born with the name Melissa in the United States. That's more than enough Melissas to occupy the country of Equatorial Guinea with an estimated population of 740,000 (as of July 1, 2012). The name first appeared in the year 1880 when it was given to 33 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Melissa" was in 1979 with a total of 34,049 babies. (That's a lot of baby Melissas)
According to the 1990 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Melissa" ranks #21 in popularity as a baby girl's name in Washington. Imagine that, 278 babies in Washington have the same name as you in 1990. Across the entire United States a total of 14,045 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?
Where is the name Melissa popular?
The map shows the relative popularity of the name Melissa in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess a name that was popular in the new england region? Search for the name to check your answer!
Celebrities named Melissa
Melissa Rivers is a television host, producer, actress, equestrienne, and philanthropist with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1983 to present. Melissa was born in 1969 as Melissa Warburg Rosenberg in Manhattan, New York City, U.S.
Past life for Melissa born Jan 25, 1924
I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Alaska approximately on 575. Your profession was librarian, priest, and keeper of tribal relics.
You were a seeker of truth and wisdom. You could have seen your future lives. Others perceived you as an idealist illuminating path to the future. You fulfill your lesson by helping old folks and children. You came to that life to learn to care about weak and helpless.
Here's something for you to ponder on...
Do the Name Game - Acrostic Challenge - This game is very simple to play. All you have to do is think of another name to spell out each letter of your name.