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What does Ellyssa mean?

Ellyssa /el-lys-sa/ as a name for girls. Ellyssa's root is Hebrew, and Ellyssa means "God is my oath". Ellyssa is an alternate form of Elizabeth (Hebrew) with the suffix -yssa.

Associated with: oath


Ellyssa has 10 variants: Eleisa, Elisa, Elisah, Elissa, Eliza, Ellissa, Elliza, Ellyza, Elyssa and Elyza.

Ellyssa has 11 more different relations via Elizabeth: Eliesse, Ellsa, Ellse, Ellsee, Ellsey, Ellsi, Ellyse, Elsa, Elyse, Elyzza and Lyssa.

Kreatif forms:
(female) Edlyssa, Ellysi, ..

(male) Ellysen, Ellyswin, ..

How popular is Ellyssa?

Ellyssa is an uncommonly occurring first name for women. Ellyssa is an equally uncommon surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)


Ranking and usage % can show different trends depending on the distribution of names that year.

Shown below is a comparison of the usage of the girl name Ellyssa and related names. Prominent varying forms of Ellyssa (not ranked) are Elizabeth (#14 via latest list), Eliza (#212), Elsa (#286), Elisa (#498), Elyse (#611), Elissa (#1064), Elyssa (#1525) and Lyssa. Other variants, like Ellsi, are seldom used. These forms of Ellyssa reached the apex of their popularity a century ago (usage of 4.5%) and have become significantly less popular since (usage 0.9%, 80% less), with the version Elizabeth becoming somewhat dated. Elizabeth has been the most popular choice, though Elyse has grown trendy as well. (Top 2000 Names, 2014)

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

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Elyse, Elyssa, Lyssa in U.S.

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

Similar Names


Ellyssa is alike in pronunciation to Alessa, Alissa, Allessa, Allisa, Allissa, Allissah, Allysa, Allysah, Allysiah, Allyssa, Alysa, Alyssa, Alyssah, Alyssia, Elissia, Eloisa, Elouisa, Elysa, Elyssia, Ilissa, Illissa, Illyssa, Ilysa, Ulissa and Ulyssa. Other recommended names are Allysia, Allyssha, Calyssa, Delyssa, Eleasha, Eleisha, Elesha, Elisha, Elisia, Elisse, Ellesse, Ellga, Ellis, Ellisha, Ellyce, Eloisia, Eloyse, Eloysia, Elsha, Elssa, Elysia, Elysse, Julyssa, Kalyssa and Talyssa. These names tend to be more frequently used than Ellyssa.