Meaning and name origin
Alyse \a-ly-se\ as a girl's name is of Old German and Greek origin, and the meaning of Alyse is "noble, exalted; rational". Alyse is a variant of Alice (Old German): variant of the Old French name Adeliz, from Adelaide. Also a variant of Alyssa (Greek): also the name of a bright yellow flower, alyssum.
Alyse is a somewhat popular first name for females (#2628 out of 4276, Top 61%) but an uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Alyse for girls. Alyse reached its highest rank of #817 in the U.S. in 1990. (2014 statistics).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Alyse and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Alyssa (#76), Alice (#97), Alyce and Alyse. (2014 statistics).
Alyse is also pronounced similarly to Alease, Alisz, Alize▼, Aloise, Elise▲, Ellyse, Eloyse, Elyce, Elyse▲, Elysse, Ilise and Ilyse. Other suggested similar baby names are Ailse, Alcee, Alisa▼, Allysa, Alyne, Alysa▼, Alysha▼, Alysia▼, Alyx, Alyza and Arlyse. These names tend to be less commonly used than Alyse.