What does Alyse mean?
Alyse \a-ly-se\ as a girls' name. Alyse's name origins are Old German and Greek, and the name Alyse means "noble, exalted; rational". Alyse is a variant of Alice (Old German). Alyse is also a variant of Alyssa (Greek).
Alyse has 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.
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. Census)
Presented below is the birth name popularity of Alyse for girls. Alyse entered the list in 1980-1989 and reached its apex rank of #817 in the U.S. in 1990, but is not in the Top 1000 at the moment. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Below is a graphed comparison of the usage of Alyse and related names. Prominent varying forms of Alyse listed in the Top 1000 are Ellie (#55 a year ago), Alyssa (#76), Alice (#97), Allie (#257), Elsa (#286), Alison (#289), Allyson (#329), Alyson (#595), Ally (#736), Alissa (#855), Alisha (#895), Alisa (#936), Alica, Alyssia, Ali, Allyssa, Alyce, Alysa and Alysia. These girl names reached the apex of their popularity in the year 1998 (usage of 0.4182%) and are somewhat less popular today (usage 0.3297%, down 21.2%), with versions such as Alissa, Alisha, Ali, Alysa and Alysia falling out of fashion. The trendier birth names in this compilation are Elsa (#286), Alice (#97), Ellie (#55), Allie (#257) and Alyssa (#76), and there is a rebound in birth name popularity for Alice, Allie, Ellie and Elsa. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Alyse is alike in pronunciation to Alease, Alize▼, Aloise, Elise, Ellyse, Eloyse, Elyce, Elyse, Elysse, Ilise and Ilyse. Other recommended similar baby names are Ailse, Alcee, Allysa, Alyne, Alysha▼, Alyx, Alyza and Arlyse. These names tend to be less commonly used than Alyse.