Meaning and name origin
Alyss \a-ly-ss\ as a girl's name is of Old German origin, and the meaning of Alyss is "noble, exalted". Alyss is a variant of Alice (Old German): variant of the Old French name Adeliz, from Adelaide.
Alyss has 16 variant forms: Aleece, Alis, Alise, Aliz, Alleece, Alless, Allice, Allis, Alliss, Allyce, Allys, Allyse, Alyce, Alys, Alyse, Ilysse.
Alyss is not a popular first name for females and an equally uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Alyss and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Alice (#97), Alyse and Alyce. (2014 statistics).
Alyss is also pronounced similarly to Alisse, Alisz, Alysse, Elyse, Elysse and Ilyse. Other suggested similar baby names are Alais, Alessa, Alessi, Alisa, Alissa, Alles, Allysa, Allyssa, Alysa, Alysha, Alysia, Alyssa, Alyssah, Alyssia, Alyx, Alyza, Arlyss and Blyss. These names tend to be more commonly used than Alyss.