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pinWhat does Alyssa mean?

Alyssa /alys-sa/ as a girls' name is pronounced ah-LISS-ah. It is of Greek origin, and the meaning of Alyssa is "rational".

Also the name of a bright yellow flower, alyssum. Also variant of Alicia. Actress Alyssa Milano.


Alyssa has 14 variants: Alissa, Alisse, Allissa, Allyse, Allyssa, Alysa, Alyse, Alysse, Alyssia, Illissa, Ilyssa, Lissa, Lissie and Lyssa.

Related girl names: Alice, Alisa and Elissa.

Alyssa has 19 more alternative forms via Alicia: Alecia, Aleesa, Aleesha, Aleeza, Aleisha, Alesha, Aleshia, Alesia, Alica, Alisa, Alisha, Alishia, Alisia, Allysa, Allyssha, Alycia, Alysha, Alysia and Elisha.

Kreatif forms: Alsa, Alysda, Alysla. [more]

pinHow popular is Alyssa?

Alyssa is a very prominent first name for women (#448 out of 4276, Top 10%) but an uncommon surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Shown below is the baby name popularity of Alyssa for girls. Alyssa was first listed in 1960-1969 and reached its top rank of #11 in the U.S. in the year 1999, and is presently at #76. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Alyssa name in U.S.

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

Alecia, Alesha, Alesia, Alica, Alice (#97 the previous year), Alicia (#341), Alisa (#936), Alisha (#895), Alissa (#855), Allyssa, Alycia, Alysa, Alyse, Alysha, Alysia, Alyssia, Elisha, Elissa, Lissa and Lissie are the prominent related forms of Alyssa (#76 the previous year) listed in the Top 1000. Other variants, like Aleesa, are seldom used. Usage of these relations of Alyssa reached its most widespread in the year 1990 (median #621) and is somewhat less today (#866, down 64.7%). Alicia is more ubiquitous than the rest, though Alice has become trendy as well, while versions such as Alisha, Alissa, Alysia, Elisha and Lissie have become less contemporary. Shown below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Alyssa and related names. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Alyssa, Alecia, Alesha, Alesia, Alice in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Alicia, Alisa, Alisha, Alissa, Allyssa in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Alycia, Alysa, Alyse, Alysha, Alysia in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Alyssia, Elisha, Elissa, Lissa, Lissie in U.S.

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

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Alyssa is alike in pronunciation to Alaisa, Aleceea, Aleezah, Alessa, Alessi, Alessia, Alicea, Alieza, Aliezah, Alisah, Alissah, Aliza, Alizah, Allessa, Allicea, Allisa, Allisah, Allissah, Allyceea, Allysah, Allysiah, Aloisa, Alyceea, Alyssah, Alyza, Eleisa, Elisa, Elisah, Elisee, Elissia, Eliza, Ellissa, Elliza, Ellyssa, Ellyza, Eloisa, Elouisa, Elysa, Elyssa, Elyssia, Elyza, Ilisa, Ilissa, Illyssa, Ilysa, Ilysah, Oleesa, Oleisa, Olisa, Ulissa and Ulyssa. Other recommended similar baby names are Ailis, Ailish, Ailsa, Ailse, Alais, Alaqua, Alaysia, Alcee, Alease, Aleece, Aleecia, Aleeysia, Aleigha, Aleka, Aleki, Alesta, Alex, Alexa, Alexea, Alexi, Alexia, Alexie, Alicah, Alieshea, Alika, Alikah, Aliki, Aliosha, Alis, Alise, Alista, Alisz, Alix, Aliz, Alize, Allecia, Alles, Alless, Allexa, Allice, Allicia, Allis, Alliss, Allix, Allyce, Allys, Allysia, Aloise, Aloisia, Alonsa, Aloysia, Alya, Alyce, Alyda, Alyna, Alyona, Alyosha, Alys, Alysan, Alyson, Alyss, Alyvia, Alyx, Amissa, Analyssa, Anessa, Anissa, Anysia, Anyssa, Arlissa, Arlyss, Assa, Ayisa, Aysha, Blyss, Blysse, Bryssa, Calyssa, Delyssa, Elssa, Elysia, Elysse, Ilysia, Ilysse, Julyssa, Kalyssa, Kryssa, Nyssa, Odyssa and Talyssa. These names tend to be less frequently used than Alyssa.