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The table below indicates the number of times the name Melissa has been given to baby boys in recent years.  The last 125 years refers to 1880 through 2004; last year refers to 2004.  The rank and count values are based on U.S. Social Security Administration counts for the one thousand most popular names given to baby boys in each of these years. 

Cumulative Usage Chart for the Name Melissa
Use of the Name Melissa for Boys During the Last ...
125 Years 50 Years 25 Years 10 Years 5 Years 2 Years 1 Year
1,640 1,640 613 0 0 0 0
The table below indicates the number of times the name Melissa has been given to baby boys and baby girls each year, from 1880 through 2004.  A blank entry indicates that the name did not rank among the top one thousand names given to boys or girls, respectively, during the specified year.

Yearly Usage Chart for the Name Melissa
  Used as a Boy Name Used as a Girl Name
Year RankCount RankCount
1880  27433
1881  25640
1882  27641
1883  27642
1884  27948
1885  29945
1886  27458
1887  37034
1888  38440
1889  35546
1890  39042
1891  46931
1892  46934
1893  37253
1894  39252
1895  44841
1896  56230
1897  49535
1898  53935
1899  42747
1900  53740
1901  52734
1902  50540
1903  55335
1904  71924
1905  65030
1906  78722
1907  62936
1908  75327
1909  70033
1910  61447
1911  78531
1912  77542
1913  77147
1914  81152
1915  80168
1916  85664
1917  95154
1918  90763
1919    
1920  95959
1921  93164
1922  88469
1923    
1924    
1925    
1926    
1927    
1928    
1929    
1930  98756
1931    
1932  89762
1933  96751
1934    
1935  87363
1936  91856
1937  71789
1938  74886
1939  640115
1940  71496
1941  593141
1942  595156
1943  549188
1944  539179
1945  534185
1946  567198
1947  460320
1948  315601
1949  276776
1950  240977
1951  2291,128
1952  2011,441
1953  1632,010
1954  1702,058
1955  1502,412
1956  1502,529
1957  1472,777
1958  1293,323
1959  1263,630
1960  1094,417
1961  954,897
1962  686,313
1963  617,315
1964  538,319
1965  3810,564
1966  2214,247
1967  918,365
196894560621,723
196991470523,012
197096070723,730
197194375723,863
197288084722,474
197391977622,477
197486586722,156
197586992424,169
197688689325,074
197788093226,874
1978848102228,305
1979763129234,027
1980748138431,610
198191596527,980
1982846110525,838
1983874101623,466
198497983821,878
1985994851119,955
1986  1217,649
1987  1317,653
1988  1616,516
1989  1915,207
1990  2013,989
1991  2013,339
1992  2411,697
1993  3010,212
1994  318,791
1995  357,865
1996  427,158
1997  456,669
1998  595,351
1999  644,823
2000  714,514
2001  744,138
2002  813,753
2003  963,487
2004  1003,271
Totals:  1,640 726,641

During the last 125 years, parents have used Melissa as a boy's name about 0% of the time and more frequently (about 99% of the time) as a girl's name.  Cumulative counts and total counts shown on the above tables are significantly lower than actual counts because the name Melissa appears in the top 1,000 boy names only 18 times during the last 125 years.

See the Social Security card applications information for qualifiers about the data shown on this page.


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