What does Alisa mean?
Alisa /al-isa/ [3 sylls.] as a girls' name is pronounced ah-LEE-sah. It is of Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Alisa is "great happiness". Also a variant of Alicia.
Affiliated girl name: Alice.
Alisa▼ has 28 more related forms via Alicia: Alecia▼, Aleecia, Aleesa, Aleesha, Aleeza, Aleisha, Alesha▼, Aleshia, Alesia, Alica, Alieshea, Alisha▼, Alishia, Alisia, Allicia, Allyssha, Alycia▼, Alysa▼, Alysha▼, Alysia▼, Alyssia, Elicia, Elisha▼, Lecia, Leisha, Lesha, Lesia and Licia.Kreatif forms: Alisaai. [more]
How popular is Alisa?
Alisa is a very popular first name for women (#603 out of 4276, Top 14%) and a slightly less popular last name for all people (#125639 out of 150436, Top 84%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Charted below is the birth name popularity of Alisa for girls. Alisa was first listed in 1950-1959 and reached its apex rank of #334 in the U.S. in the 1960s, and is at #936 currently. (Top 1000 Birth Names Records, 2014)
Displayed below is a comparison of the usage of Alisa and related names. Popular related forms of Alisa (#936 a year ago) are Alecia, Alesha, Alesia, Alica, Alice (#97 a year ago), Alicia (#341), Alisha (#895), Alissa (#855), Aliza (#818), Alycia, Alysa, Alysha, Alysia, Alyssa (#76), Alyssia, Elisha and Lesia. Adoption of these girl names was at its most widespread in the year 1990 (usage of 0.4006%) and is now much less (usage 0.1657%, down 58.6%), with forms like Alisha, Alissa, Alysa, Alysha and Alysia becoming somewhat outmoded. Alice (#97), Alicia (#341) and Alyssa (#76) are three of the more chic names for newborns here, and there is a resurgence in birth name usage for Alice. (Top 1000 Birth Names Records, 2014)
Alisa▼ is pronounced similarly to Alaisa, Alessa, Alicea, Alieza, Alizah, Aloisa, Alyza, Eleisa, Elisa▲, Elisah, Elissa▼, Eliza▲, Eloisa▼, Elysa, Ilisa, Ilissa, Ilysa, Oleisa, Olisa and Ulissa. Other suggested similar baby names are Ailis, Ailish, Ailsa, Alais, Aleka, Alexa▲, Alia▲, Alicah, Alida▼, Alika, Alikah, Aliki, Alima, Alina▲, Aliosha, Alis, Alisan, Alisse, Alista, Alisz, Alita, Alix, Aliya▼, Aliz, Alize▼, Allis, Alliss, Aloise, Aloisia, Alys, Alyse, Alyss, Amisa, Anisa and Ayisa. These names tend to be less commonly used than Alisa.