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Girl Names Ending with -issa

Issa ending baby names and what they mean, with 78 results. -issa names are used more often as feminine names. These girl names were at the height of their popularity during the years 1970-1979 (ADOPTION OF 2.9%) and are now much less widespread (ADOPTION 0.2%, 93.6% LESS), with names such as Karissa becoming somewhat outmoded. Wissa (TOP 92%) and Suissa (67%) are conventional -issa last names.

-issa names

Alissa - Carlissa | Carrissa - Janissa | Jelissa - Monalissa | Morissa - Vanissa

Alissa - Carlissa

Alisa and variants

Allissa1, Alissa1
Forms of Alisa. Stems fr. Hebrew. "Great happiness." Aissa is also a somewhat common girl's name.


Var. of Alicia. Derived fr. Old German language. "Noble, exalted." Alissa (TOP 100%), comparable to Aversa (TOP 14%), Aleksa (60%), is a common -sa suffix surname. See also Alyssah.

Alice and variants

Lissa1, Ellissa, Elissa, Allissa2, Alissa3
Forms of Alice. Derived fr. Old German. "Noble, exalted." Alissa occurs regularly (TOP 100%) as a surname.

Alyssa and variants

Lissa2, Illissa, Allissa3, Alissa4
Forms of Alyssa. Derived fr. Greek element. "Rational." Alissa was a Top birth name in 2015.

Form of Amaris. Root fr. Hebrew element. "Promised by God." Not in popularity charts.

Var. of Amisa. Root fr. Hebrew. "Companion, friend." A girls' name which is seldom used. See also Anisha.

Annissa1, Annalissa, Analissa
Forms of Annalisa. Source fr. Latin word. "Graced with God's bounty." Analissa, Annalissa and Annissa are not Top 2000 names.


Form of Anne. Source fr. Hebrew language. "He (God) has favored me." Usage of Anissa as a baby name has dwindled since 1993. See also Anise.

Form of Anice. Derived fr. Greek language. "Satisfaction." Somewhat irregularly used as a girls' name nowadays, though Anissa still occurs frequently as a first name for women. See also Anusha.

Var. of Annis. Derivative of Greek language. "Satisfaction." Less widespread today. Anissa last appeared in 2013 in the Top 2000. See also Anica.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of -issa names: Alissa, Allissa, Anissa, Brissa, Carissa

Top 2000 baby names ranking of -issa names: Charissa, Elissa, Karissa, Lissa

Form of Agnes. Stems fr. Greek element. "Pure, holy." Used somewhat frequently as a girls' name, Anissa is similar to the popular Anisa. See also Amisa.

Var. of Anisa. Stems fr. Arabic, Persian, Iranian languages. "Pleasant companion; like love." Annissa is not a Top 2000 name. See also Anessa.

Form of Arlise. Derived fr. Hebrew element. "Pledge." Arlisa and Arlisma are creative forms. See also Alissa.

Var. of Beatrice. Based on Latin element. "Voyager (through life); blessed." Beeatrissa was not among 2015's Top names.

Form of Bella. Root fr. Italian, Latin. "Beautiful." Outside Top 2000.


Form of Brisa. Based on Latin. Short form of the Spanish name .. Adoption of Brissa was elevated a decade ago. See also Krissa.

Form of Calista. Derived fr. Latin, Greek elements. "Cup; fairest, most beautiful." Uncommon, with the feminine -sa suffix for Calissa, like Crissa. See also Jalissa.

Charity and variants

Charissa1, Carissa1
Var. of Charity. Origin fr. Latin element. "Dear, beloved." Sparing use, with usage of 0.006% for Carissa and Charissa as girls' names in 2015, higher than 0.006% the previous year.

Carissa and variants

Carissa2, var. Kharissa, Karissa, Charissa2, Carrissa
Derivative of Latin, Greek words. "Beloved; grace." Carissa, Charissa and Karissa are more familiar as children's names among these versions.

Form of Carla. Stems fr. Old German language. "Free man." Carlissa is uncommon as a girls' name. See also Corliss.

Quick Reference

Summary Index of names [and variants] for -issa names for girls.

1. Alissa - Carlissa
Alisa [Alissa, Allissa], Alicia [Alissa], Alice [Lissa, Elissa, Allissa, Ellissa, ..], Alyssa [Lissa, Alissa, Illissa, Allissa], Amaris [Amarissa], Amisa [Amissa], Annalisa [Annissa, Analissa, Annalissa], Anne [Anissa], Anice [Anissa], Annis [Anissa], Agnes [Anissa], Anisa [Annissa], Arlise [Arlissa], Beatrice [Beeatrissa], Bella [Bellissa], Brisa [Brissa], Calista [Calissa], Charity [Carissa, Charissa], Carissa [Karissa, Carrissa, Charissa, Kharissa], Carla [Carlissa]

Charis [Karissa, Carrissa, Charissa], Cerise [Cerissa], Charissa [Kharissa], Christine [Chrissa], Christy [Crissa, Chrissa], Christina [Chrissa], Claire [Clarissa, Clerissa, Klarissa, Clayrissa, ..], Clarissa [Clerissa, Clorissa, Klarissa, Clarrissa, ..], Clara [Clarissa], Clarice [Clerissa, Klarissa], Concepcion [Conchissa], Cora [Corissa, Corrissa], Dara [Darissa], Delicia [Delissa], Denise [Denissa], Elissa [Lissa, Ilissa, Allissa, Ellissa, ..], Elizabeth [Lissa, Elissa, Ellissa], Elise [Elissa, Ellissa], Ja- [Jalissa], Janessa [Janissa]

Je- [Jelissa], Jo [Jolissa], Julissa, Julia [Julissa], Ka- [Kalissa], Karissa, Klara [Klarissa], Klarissa, Kora [Korissa], Krista [Krissa], Lucretia [Lacrissa], Larissa [Lissa, Lerissa, Lorissa], Lissa, Millicent [Lissa], Marissa [Morissa, Merissa, Marrissa], Maris [Marissa], Marlisa [Marlissa], Maureen [Maurissa], Melissa [Molissa, Malissa, Mallissa], Mona [Monalissa]

Morisa [Morissa], Narcissa [Narkissa, Narsissa], Nerine [Narissa, Nerissa], Nerissa [Narissa], Nissa, Nora [Norissa], Odessa [Odissa], Paris [Parissa], Raisa [Raissa], Sarah [Sarissa], Sharise [Sharissa], Sherry [Sherissa], Sherisa [Sherissa], Cherise [Sherissa], Tricia [Trissa], Turkessa [Turkissa, Turquissa], Ulyssa [Ulissa], Vanessa [Vanissa]

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