Melissa meaning, origin, history | Meaning of name

Name: Melissa No. of characters: 7 Gender: GirlOrigin: English Dutch Ancient Greek Greek Mythology Old Greek
How to pronounce Melissa me-li-ssa What does my name mean? 
Meanings: A Bee Honey Bee Italian form of Melitta (meaning: bee). Widely known through the sorceress Melissa Ludovico Ariosto's epic in "Orlando Furioso" (1516).

Full form of Mélissa : Meditative Likable Individualistic Self-Satisfied Sensible Adventuresome

Mélissa is not a native United States and Mélissa may be came from another language or is a short form of some other name.

History of Melissa

Sainte Melle is Irish, descendant of an illustrious family. As a widow, she devotes her life to God by taking the veil in a monastery and dies there saintly at the end of the VIIIth century. Saint Mary is the mother of two children, both canonized and become Saint Cannech and Saint Tigernach. -In mythology, Melissa is the nymph who collects honey.

Expression number of Mélissa is 1. Elegant and stylish little women who bring happiness where they are. Mélissa loves adventure and independence and possess determination and originality. Natural, simple, gentle, they show extraordinary patience. Mélissa generally leads and direct others and likes to establishes their individual identity. Dreamers, idealists, they would discuss the hours to remake the world. Their temperamental side is quickly forgotten when you see them bend over backwards to help. Their melancholic moments never last and their energy helps them to resurface quickly.

Names that rhyme with Melissa Famous people named Melissa
Melissa Repka in Juno as Miscellaneous Crew
Melissa Chapman in Burt Paxton and the Missing Sapphire as Actress
Melissa Engle in The Girl Next Door as Miscellaneous Crew
Melissa Matthews in Lollipop Man as Actress
Melissa Denise Lopez in Le Coeur Brisé as Actress
Melissa Gilbert in From Dusk Till Dawn 3: The Hangman's Daughter as Actress
Melissa Bidwell in I'm Watching You as Producer
Melissa Aouate in Beowulf as Miscellaneous Crew
Melissa Doss in Uncharted Territory as Make-Up Department
Tromelissa Saytar in Citizen Toxie: The Toxic Avenger IV as Actress
Names like Melissa Melissa Namesakes Related Names: Mel Mela Melachi Melad Meladee Meladie Melady Melah Melaina Melaine Melainie Melairl Melakai Melakhi Melaki Melaku Melan Melana Melandie Melandy Posts having Melissa: Comments :Mao Folger Melissa is a female first name. The name comes from the Greek . Another form of the name is Melitta . The translation means "bee" or "The honey sweetness". Melissa is a nymph of Greek mythology. Melissa was in charge of raising the god Zeus child, hid on Mount Ida by his mother Rea to escape his father Kronos , who devoured all his children infants to avoid being ousted by one of them, as he had predicted an oracle. Melissa had the task to feed him with honey, while the goat Amalthea suckled him. Also he supervised Amalthea when God broke them by mistake a horn, which became the cornucopia. Melissa is also the scientific name of Melissa , a genus of the mint. It is celebrated on 12 February. Popularity of Melissa
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