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Meaning and name origin

Alyssa \a-lyssa, al(ys)-sa\ as a girl's 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 variant forms: Alissa, Alisse, Allissa, Allyse, Allyssa, Alysa, Alyse, Alysse, Alyssia, Illissa, Ilyssa, Lissa, Lissie and Lyssa.

For more information, see also related girl names Alice, Alisa and Elissa.


Popularity

Alyssa is a very popular first name for females (#448 out of 4276) but an uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Alyssa for girls (2015 statistics).


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

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

Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Alyssa and its variant forms. Variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Alice, Alicia, Alisa, Alissa, Allyssa, Alysa, Alyse, Alyssa, Alyssia, Elissa, Lissa and Lissie. (2015 statistics).


Top 1000 baby names ranking of Alice, Alicia, Alisa, Alissa, Allyssa, Alysa, Alyse, Alyssa, Alyssia, Elissa in U.S.

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

Top 100 baby names ranking of Alice, Alicia, Alisa, Alissa, Allyssa outside U.S.

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


Similar Names

Alyssa is also pronounced similarly to Alaisa, Aleesa, Alessa, Alessi, Alessia, Alissah, Allessa, Allisa, Allysa, Aloisa, Alyssah, Alyza, Ellyssa, Elysa, Elyssa, Elyssia, Ilissa, Illyssa, Ilysa, Ulissa and Ulyssa. Other suggested similar baby names are Alesha, Alesia, Alisha, Alisia, Allysia, Allyssha, Aloysia, Alycia, Alyosha, Alys, Alysha, Alysia, Alyss and Anyssa. These names tend to be less commonly used than Alyssa.

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