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What does Alyssah mean?

Alyssah Pronunciation of Alyssah [alyssah] as a girls' name has its root in Hebrew, and Alyssah means "great happiness". Alyssah is an alternate form of Alisa (Hebrew): also a variation of Alicia.

Associated with: great, happiness (joy).


Alyssah has 8 variants: Alisah, Alissa, Alissah, Aliza, Allisah, Allissah, Allysah and Alyssa.

3 more related forms via Alisa: Allisa, Allissa and Allysa.

Creative forms:
(female) Alsah, Alysay, ..

(male) Alysau, Alysie, ..

Middle name pairings:
Alyssah Finleigh (A.F.), ..

How popular is Alyssah?

Alyssah is an uncommonly occurring first name for women. Alyssah is an uncommon last name too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Popular variation forms of Alyssah (not ranked) are Alisa (#1037 in recent rankings), Alissa (#942), Aliza (#675), Allissa, Allysa and Alyssa (#93). Other variants, like Alissah, are seldom used. These relations of Alyssah were at the top of their popularity in the year 1998 (usage of 1.3%) and have become significantly less conventional since (usage 0.3%, 80% less). Alyssa has generally been a favorite of parents, though Aliza has become popular as well over time, while versions such as Alyssa are now less popular. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Alisa, Alissa, Aliza, Allissa, Allysa, Alyssa in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Alyssah is alike in pronunciation to Alaisa, Aleesa, Aleezah, Alessa, Alessi, Aliezah, Allessa, Allysiah, Allyssa, Aloisa, Alysa, Alyssia, Alyza, Elisah, Elissa, Ellyssa, Elysa, Elyssa, Ilissa, Illyssa, Ilysa, Ilysah, Ilyssa, Ulissa and Ulyssa. Other recommended names are Aayshah, Alaysia, Alesha, Alesia, Alicah, Alikah, Alisha, Alisia, Alisse, Allysia, Allyssha, Aloysia, Alycia, Alydah, Alynah, Alyosha, Alys, Alysan, Alyse, Alysha, Alysia, Alyss, Alysse, Anyssa and Ayisah. These names tend to be more frequently used than Alyssah.

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