Missy is an English variant transcription of the name Marisa (English, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish, and German).
Missy is also an English pet form of the name Melissa (English and German).
Missy is also a pet form of the name Millicent (English).
Missy is uncommon as a baby name for girls. At the modest height of its usage in 1967, 0.018% of baby girls were named Missy. Its ranking then was #541. The baby name has since fallen out of favor, and is now of very light use. Within the group of girl names directly related to Missy, Melissa was the most regularly used in 2012.
† Pronunciation for Missy: M as in "me (M.IY)" ; IY as in "eat (IY.T)" ; S as in "see (S.IY)"
A famous person named Missy is Rapper, Missy Elliott, born 1 July 1971, Portsmouth, Virginia.