Meaning and Name Origin
Bliss \b-li-ss\ as a girls' name (also used as boys' name Bliss) is pronounced blyss. It is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Bliss is "joy, cheer, intense happiness". Bliss and its variants date from medieval times.
For more information, see also the related girl name Alegra.
Bliss has 1 masculine form: Bligh.
Bliss is an uncommonly occurring given name for women but a very prominent last name for both adults and children (#1942 out of 88799, Top 2%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Shown below is the birth name popularity of Bliss for girls. Bliss has not been listed in the Top 1000 so far. (2014 Birth Statistics)