Melissa is a name given for females. The name is Greek and it means honey bee. It also refers to the plant lemon balm. The name Melissa was not popular in the US until around the 1950s; it was popular between the years 1960 and 1991. During the year 2010, fewer than 2,500 girls in the USA were given the name. Famous celebrities with this name include Melissa Joan Hart.
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- Melissa Gilbert, actress and director
- Melissa Etheridge, American singer-songwriter