Popularity:15636
Origin:Greek
Meaning:bee
Missy is a girl's name of Greek origin. It evolved as a diminutive of Melissa, which means "bee." In Greek mythology, Melissa was a nymph and princess who discovered how to use honey for medicinal purposes. After learning secrets from a hive, she was fabled to have transformed into a bee. Whether you want to take inspiration from ancient lore or put a cute spin on a family name, Missy is a sweet choice.
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