What does Alyss mean?
Alyss /alyss/ [2 sylls.] as a girls' name. Alyss' name origin is Old German, and the name Alyss means "noble, exalted". Alyss is an alternate spelling of Alice (Old German). Alas is a popular surname.
Alyss has 39 more related forms via Alice: Ala, Alais, Alaisa, Ali▼, Alica, Alie, Alika, Aliki, Alisa▼, Alisah, Alisan, Alisha▼, Alison▲, Alissa▼, Alisson▼, Alisz, Alla, Alles, Alli, Allie▲, Allissa, Allsun, Ally▼, Allysia, Allyson▲, Allyssa▼, Allysson, Alysa▼, Alysia▼, Alyson▲, Alyssa▲, Elissa▼, Ellsa, Elsa▲, Illyssa, Ilysa, Ilysah, Ilyssa and Lyssa.Kreatif forms: Aialyss, Alyssai, Alyssce. [more]
How popular is Alyss?
Alyss is a rare first name for females. Alyss is an equivalently unique last name too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)
Ali, Alica, Alice (#97 last year), Alisa (#936), Alisha (#895), Alison (#289), Alissa (#855), Alisson (#938), Allie (#257), Ally (#736), Allyson (#329), Allyssa, Alyce, Alysa, Alyse, Alysia, Alyson (#595), Alyssa (#76), Elissa and Elsa (#286) are the popular related forms of Alyss (not ranked). Usage of these girl names was at its peak in the year 1990 (usage of 0.4068%) and is somewhat lower today (usage 0.2856%, down 29.8%), with versions such as Ali, Alisha, Alissa, Alisson and Alysa falling out of style. The trendier girl names here are Alice (#97), Alison (#289), Allie (#257), Alyssa (#76) and Elsa (#286), with Alice, Allie and Elsa undergoing a rebound in popularity. Below is a charted comparison of the usage of Alyss and related names. (Top 1000 Birth Names Statistics, 2014)
Alyss is pronounced similarly to Alisse, Alysse, Elyse▲, Elysse and Ilyse. Other suggested similar baby names are Alessa, Alessi, Allysa, Alysha▼, Alyssah, Alyssia, Alyx, Alyza, Arlyss and Blyss. These names tend to be more commonly used than Alyss.