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

The name Lissa is a girl's name of Dutch, African origin. Lissa and is often added to lists like Goddess Names for Babies and discussed in our forums with posts like "Picky Parents BNG".

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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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