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Alissa meaning and name origin
Alissa \a-lissa, al(is)-sa\ as a girl's name is a variant of Alice (Old German), Alicia (Old German), Alisa (Hebrew), Alyssa (Greek) and Elissa (Greek), and the meaning of Alissa is "noble, exalted; great happiness; rational; from the blessed isles". See also Julissa.
The baby name Alissa sounds like Alessa, Allissa, Alisia, Alissah, Alisse, Ilissa and Ulissa. Other similar baby names are Anissa, Alista, Alisha, Amissa and Arlissa.
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Popularity of Alissa
Alissa is a very popular first name for women (#866 out of 4276) but an uncommon surname or last name for all people. (1990 U.S. Census)
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