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What does Alyse mean?

Alyse Pronunciation of Alyse [al-yse] as a girls' name is an Old German and Greek name, and the name Alyse means "noble, exalted; rational". Alyse is a variant form of Alice (Old German). Alyse is also a variant of Alyssa (Greek).

Associated with: greek, noble, exalted.


Alyse has 18 variants: Aleece, Alis, Alise, Alisse, Aliz, Alleece, Alless, Allice, Allis, Alliss, Allyce, Allys, Allyse, Alyce, Alys, Alyss, Alysse and Ilysse.

42 more related forms via Alice, Alyssa: Ailie, Aillie, Ala, Alais, Alaisa, Ali, Alica, Alicea, Alicen, Alidee, Alie, Alika, Aliki, Alisa, Alisah, Alisan, Alisha, Alison, Alissa, Alisz, Alla, Alles, Alli, Allie, Allsun, Ally, Allysia, Allyson, Allyssa, Alyceea, Alysa, Alysia, Alyson, Alyssia, Elke, Ellie, Ellsa, Elsa, Ilysa, Ilysah, Ilyssa and Leese.

Creative forms:
(female) Aiyse, Aryse, ..

(male) Alabe, Alasen, ..

Middle name pairings:
Alyse Juliet (A.J.), ..

How popular is Alyse?

Alyse is a somewhat prominent first name for women (#2628 out of 4276, Top 61%) but an uncommon surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Alyse entered the list in 1980-1989 and reached its apex rank of #817 in the U.S. in 1990, and is at #1689 currently. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Alyse name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Alyse outside U.S.

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related girl names. Prominent varying forms of Alyse (#1689 via latest list) listed in the Top 2000 are Ellie (#47 via latest list), Alice (#87), Alyssa (#93), Allie (#255), Alison (#338), Allyson (#359), Elsa (#487), Alyson (#678), Ally (#869), Alisha (#919), Alissa (#942), Alisa (#1037), Ali (#1278), Alise, Alysia, Alyssia, Alica, Alysse, Alys, Allice, Alli, Ala, Allyssa, Alla, Alyce and Alysa. Other forms, like Allsun, are uncommon. These relations of Alyse were favored as birth names during the years 1880-1889 (average #1618) and are somewhat less common today (#1299, 49.2% less usage), with versions such as Alyce falling out of fashion. Alice has been the top favorite, although Allie appears to be gaining popularity too.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Alyse, Ala, Ali, Alice, Alisa in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Alise, Alisha, Alison, Alissa, Alla in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Alli, Allice, Allie, Ally, Allyson in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Allyssa, Alyce, Alys, Alysa, Alysia in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Alyson, Alyssa, Alysse, Alyssia, Ellie, Elsa in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Alica, Alice, Alisha, Alison, Alyssa outside U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Ellie, Elsa outside U.S.

Similar Names

Alyse is alike in pronunciation to Ailis, Alease, Alize, Aloise, Eilise, Elease, Eleese, Elice, Eliese, Elis, Elise, Elisse, Elize, Ellyce, Ellyse, Eloise, Eloyse, Elyce, Elyse, Elysse, Ilise and Ilyse. Other recommended names are Agye, Ailse, Alane, Alayne, Alcee, Aldyne, Alene, Aleyne, Alfie, Alfre, Aline, Aliye, Alle, Allyne, Allysa, Aloe, Alvie, Alwyne, Alya, Alyda, Alyna, Alyne, Alynne, Alysan, Alysha, Alyx, Alyza, Amye, Anise, Arlise, Arlyne, Arlys, Arlyse, Arlyss, Ase, Ayshe, Blase, Blysse, Cayse, Delyse, Deyse, Ellse, Else, Ilse, Joyse, Kayse and Lyse. These names tend to be less commonly used than Alyse.

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