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Girl Name: Melisande

Name: Melisande
Pronunciation: \m(e)-lisan-de, mel(i)-sa-nde\
Gender / Sex: girl name girl
Meaning: animal strength
Origin: Greek
Related Names: Millicent
Sounds Like: Melisanda, Melisent
Variant forms: Lisandra, Malisande, Malissande, Malyssandre, Melesande, Melisandra, Melisandre, Melissande, Melissandre, Mellisande, Melysande, Melyssandre

Description

Melisande \m(e)-lisan-de, mel(i)-sa-nde\ as a girl's name is pronounced MEL-a-sahnd. It is of Old French and Old German origin, and the meaning of Melisande is "animal strength". Also French form of Melissa (Greek) "bee; honey".

Melisande has 12 variant forms: Lisandra, Malisande, Malissande, Malyssandre, Melesande, Melisandra, Melisandre, Melissande, Melissandre, Mellisande, Melysande and Melyssandre.

For more information, see also the related name Millicent.

Baby names that sound like Melisande are Melisanda and Melisent.

View a list of the 3 names that reference Melisande.

Popularity

Melisande is not a popular first name for women and an equally uncommon surname or last name for both men and women. (1990 U.S. Census)

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