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Missy - Meaning of Missy

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Meaning of the name MissyMelissaMillieMarissaMelinaMillicentMarisaMelindaMalissaMelisaRisaMellissaMellisaMaritaMelissiaMellieLissaMallieMilissaMalindaLynda

[ 2 syll. mis-sy, mi-ssy ] The baby girl name Missy is pronounced as MIY-Siy- †. Missy is largely used in English, and it is derived from Italian, Old Greek, and Germanic origins.

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).

See also the related category italian.

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 2016.

Baby names that sound like Missy include Missie, Maaja, Maasai, Maca, Macee, Macey, Macha, Machey, Machi, Machie, Machy, Maci, Macie, Mackey, Mackie, Macy, Maecee, Maecey, Maeci, and Maecie.

† 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.

Meaning of Missy Meaning of Melissa Meaning of Millicent Meaning of Marisa
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