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Gender: F Origin of Lissa: African and Arabic mythology name; diminutive of Melissa Meaning of Melissa: Greek, "honeybee"

Lissa might be an abbreviation of Melissa, but it's more substantial in its own right: Lissa is the name of a supreme mother goddess in African mythology and an Arabic symbol of rebirth.

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Famous People Named Lissa

Lissa Evans, British TV producer and writer
Lissa Muscatine, American presidential speechwriter

Pop Culture References for the Name Lissa

Lissa, character in the second book of the Maximum Ride series
Vasilissa "Lissa" Dragomir, character in the Vampire Academy series
Lissa Mullan, character in "What's Left of Me" by Kat Zhang
Lissa Miller, character in MTV's "Awkward"
Lissa, character from video game "Fire Emblem: Awakening"
Lissa, island in the Adriatic Sea (aka Vis)

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