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Girl Name: Melita

Name: Melita
Pronunciation: \m(e)-li-ta\
Gender / Sex: girl name girl
Meaning: honey-sweet
Origin: Greek
Related Names: Carmel
Sounds Like: Melody, Melodia, Melodi, Milada, Mlada
Variant forms: Malita, Malitta, Melida, Melitta, Melyta
Rank as First Name (Given Name): 3357


Melita \m(e)-li-ta\ as a girl's name is pronounced ma-LEE-tah. It is of Greek origin, and the meaning of Melita is "honey-sweet". Also used as short form of Carmelita (Spanish), or a feminine variant of Mellitus, a saint's name. Malita is also a variant of Maria.

Melita has 5 variant forms: Malita, Malitta, Melida, Melitta and Melyta.

For more information, see also the related name Carmel.

Baby names that sound like Melita are Melody, Melodia, Melodi, Milada and Mlada.

View a list of the 2 names that reference Melita.


Melita is a somewhat popular first name for women (#3357 out of 4276) but an uncommon surname or last name for both men and women. (1990 U.S. Census)

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