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What does Ellissa mean?

Ellissa Pronunciation of Ellissa [el-lis-sa] as a name for girls is of Old German and Hebrew origin, and Ellissa means "noble, exalted; God is my oath". Ellissa is an alternate form of Alice (Old German). Ellissa is also a variant of Elise (French, Hebrew): short version of Elisabeth. Ellissa is also used as a form of Elissa and Elizabeth (Hebrew).

Associated with: noble, exalted, oath.


Ellissa has 27 variants: Alaisa, Aleceea, Alicea, Alisa, Alisah, Alissa, Allysiah, Alyceea, Alysa, Alyssa, Eleisa, Elisa, Elisah, Elisee, Elissia, Eliza, Elliza, Ellyssa, Ellyza, Elysa, Elyssa, Elyssia, Elyza, Ilissa, Ilysa, Ilysah and Ilyssa.

30 more different relations via Alice, Elise, Elissa, Elizabeth: Alisha, Alless, Allicea, Allis, Allison, Alliss, Allissa, Allisson, Allisun, Allysia, Allyssa, Eilis, Eilish, Eliese, Eliesse, Elisia, Elisse, Elli, Ellie, Ellsa, Ellse, Ellsee, Ellsey, Ellsi, Ellyse, Elsa, Elysia, Elysse, Illyssa and Lissa.

Creative forms:
(female) Ellisca, Eulissa, ..

(male) Ellisan, Ellisto, ..

Middle name pairings:
Ellissa Rori (E.R.), ..

How popular is Ellissa?

Ellissa is a rare given name for women. Ellissa is a unique last name too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related girl names. Popular variation forms of Ellissa (not ranked) rated in the Top 2000 are Alice (#87 last year), Alisa (#1037), Alisha (#919), Alissa (#942), Allison (#39), Allissa, Allisson, Allyssa, Alysa, Alyssa (#93), Elisa (#486), Elise (#174), Elissa (#1395), Eliza (#175), Elizabeth (#13), Elli, Ellie (#47), Elsa (#487), Elysia (#1988), Elyssa (#1925) and Lissa. Other forms, like Elissia, are uncommon. These relations of Ellissa were popular 135 years ago (usage of 6.73%) and are now significantly less widespread (usage 2.41%, down 64%), with forms like Allisson becoming less in vogue. The most fashionable baby names in this list are Allison, Elisa, Elise, Eliza and Ellie. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Alice, Alisa, Alisha, Alissa, Allison in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Allissa, Allisson, Allyssa, Alysa, Alyssa in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Elisa, Elise, Elissa, Eliza, Elizabeth in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Elli, Ellie, Elsa, Elysia, Elyssa, Lissa in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Alice, Alisha, Allison, Alyssa, Elisa outside U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Elise, Eliza, Elizabeth, Ellie, Elsa outside U.S.

Similar Names

Ellissa is pronounced similarly to Alessa, Alissah, Allessa, Allisa, Allisah, Allissah, Allysa, Aloisa, Eloisa, Elouisa, Ilisa, Illissa, Oleisa, Olisa, Ulissa and Ulyssa. Other recommended names are Arlissa, Bellissa, Calissa, Delissa, Eilise, Eleasha, Eleisha, Elesha, Elicia, Eligia, Elika, Elis, Elish, Elisha, Ellesse, Ellga, Ellia, Elliana, Ellice, Ellina, Elliora, Ellis, Ellisha, Ellita, Elois, Eloise, Eloisia, Eloysia, Elsha, Elssa, Jalissa, Jelissa, Jolissa, Julissa, Kalissa, Malissa, Mallissa, Melissa and Molissa. These names tend to be more frequently used than Ellissa.

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