Meaning and Name Origin
Ellyssa has 27 more different forms via Elizabeth: Eilis, Eilish, Eliesse, Elise▲, Elle▲, Ellie▲, Ellsa, Ellse, Ellsee, Ellsey, Ellsi, Ellspet, Ellyse, Els, Elsa▲, Else, Elsee, Elsie▲, Elsy, Elyse▲, Elyzza, Helsa, Ilsa, Lissa, Lysa, Lyssa and Lyssi.
Ellyssa is an uncommonly occurring first name for women. Ellyssa is an equally uncommon surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)
Shown below is a comparison of the usage of the girl name Ellyssa and related names. Prominent varying forms of Ellyssa (#unlisted) are Elizabeth (#14 a year ago), Ellie (#55), Elise (#166), Eliza (#212), Elsa (#286), Elsie (#336), Elle (#395), Elisa (#498), Elyse (#611), Lissa, Elyssa, Else and Elissa. These girl names are at the apex of their popularity today, except for the versions Elyssa and Elissa which have become less trendy. The most fashionable baby names here are Elsa (#286), Elsie (#336), Elisa (#498), Ellie (#55) and Eliza (#212), with Elisa, Eliza, Ellie, Elsa and Elsie enjoying a revival in usage. (Top 1000 Birth Names Records, 2014)
Ellyssa is alike in pronunciation to Allessa, Allissa, Allysa, Allyssa▼, Alyssa▲, Elysa, Elyssia, Illissa, Illyssa, Ilyssa and Ulyssa. Other recommended similar baby names are Ellesse, Ellisha, Eloysia, Elssa, Elysia and Elysse. These names tend to be more frequently used than Ellyssa.