Over the past 110 years, 15 818 girls have been named Melisa. The name Melisa ranks 1014th in the United States among the most common names for girls. For the first time more than ten times newborns were named Melisa in 1953. The peak of popularity of the name Melisa came in the 1970s and 1980s. You can see absolute numbers and relative numbers on the chart. Indicators per 100K more accurately assess the popularity of the name.