What does Alysa mean?
Alysa /aly-sa/ as a girls' name. Alysa's roots are Old German and Greek, and the meaning of the name Alysa is "noble, exalted; rational". Alysa is an alternate form of Alice (Old German) with the suffix -ysa. Alysa is also a form of Alicia (Old German). Alysa is also used as a form of Alyssa (Greek).
Alysa▼ has 28 more related forms via Alice, Alicia, Alyssa: Ala, Alesha▼, Alesia, Alica, Alika, Alis, Alisan, Alise, Alisha▼, Alisia, Alisz, Alla, Allys, Allysa, Allyse, Allysia, Allyssa▼, Alyce▼, Alycia▼, Alys, Alyse, Alysha▼, Alysia▼, Alyson▲, Alyss, Alysse, Ellsa and Elsa▲.Kreatif forms: Alyla, Alysaay. [more]
How popular is Alysa?
Alysa is a somewhat prominent first name for females (#3587 out of 4276, Top 84%) but an uncommon surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)
Shown below is the birth name popularity of Alysa for girls. Alysa entered the list in 1990 and reached its highest rank of #736 in the U.S. in 2001, but is not found in the list currently. (Top 1000 Birth Names Records, 2014)
Alesha, Alesia, Alica, Alice (#97 2 years ago), Alicia (#341), Alisa (#936), Alisha (#895), Alissa (#855), Allyssa, Alyce, Alycia, Alyse, Alysha, Alysia, Alyson (#595), Alyssa (#76), Alyssia, Elissa and Elsa (#286) are the prominent alternative forms of Alysa. Other forms, like Alysse, are uncommon. Usage of these forms of Alysa was more pronounced among parents in 1990 (usage of 0.4047%) and is somewhat lower today (usage 0.196%, ▼51.6%), with forms such as Alisha, Alissa, Alysha, Alysia and Elissa becoming somewhat outmoded. Alicia has generally been preferred by parents, although Elsa appears to be gaining popularity too. Below is a graphed comparison of the popularity of the girl name Alysa and related names. (Top 1000 Birth Names Records, 2014)
Alysa▼ is pronounced similarly to Alessa, Aliza, Allisa, Allysah, Aloisa, Alyssah, Alyza, Elisa▲, Elysa, Elyssa▼, Elyza, Ilisa, Olisa and Ulyssa. Other recommended similar baby names are Ailsa, Alaysia, Aleka, Alexa▲, Aloysia, Alya, Alyda, Alyna, Alyosha, Alysan and Alyx. These names tend to be less frequently used than Alysa.