Melissa Nelson in the US

  1. #7,152 Sandra Mitchell
  2. #7,153 Judy Taylor
  3. #7,154 Ken Smith
  4. #7,155 Mary Weber
  5. #7,156 Melissa Nelson
  6. #7,157 Michelle Murphy
  7. #7,158 Brittany Miller
  8. #7,159 Glenn Williams
  9. #7,160 Marilyn Davis
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Meaning & Origins

From the Greek word melissa ‘honey bee’. It is the name of the good witch who releases Rogero from the power of the bad witch Alcina in Ariosto's narrative poem Orlando Furioso (1532). The name was fairly popular in the 1990s, along with other girls’ names sharing the same first syllable.
43rd in the U.S.
English and Scottish: patronymic from the medieval personal name Nel or Neal, Anglo-Scandinavian forms of the Gaelic name Niall (see Neill). This was adopted by the Scandinavians in the form Njal and was introduced into northern England and East Anglia by them, rather than being taken directly from Gaelic.
39th in the U.S.

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