What does Elysa mean?
Elysa [ely-sa] as a girls' name. The meaning of Elysa is "God is my oath". Elysa is an alternate form, with the suffix -ysa, of Elise (French, Hebrew): short variation of Elisabeth. Elysa is also a variation of Elissa: variation of Alice and Elizabeth.
Associated with: oath.
(female) Elysaie, Elyta, ..
(male) Elyea, Elyer, ..
How popular is Elysa?
Elysa is an uncommonly occurring first name for females. Elysa is an equally unusual surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)
Alyssa (#76 from recent data), Elise (#166), Elisa (#498), Elyse (#611), Alissa (#855), Elissa (#1064), Elyssa (#1525), Elysia (#1879), Lyssa, Lissa, Elease and Allyssa are the prominent related forms of Elysa (outside Top 2000). Other variants, like Ilyse, are seldom used. These forms of Elysa were popular as baby names in 1998 (average #977) and have become significantly less widespread since (#1222, down 64%), with forms such as Alissa falling out of fashion. Elise and Elyse are two of the more chic names for newborns in this compilation. Shown below is a comparison of the usage of Elysa and affiliated names. (Top 2000 Names, 2014)
Elysa is pronounced similarly to Alaisa, Aleesa, Alessa, Alisah, Allisa, Allysa, Allysah, Aloisa, Alyssah, Alyssia, Alyza, Eleisa, Elisah, Eliza▲, Elizah, Elliza, Ellyssa, Ellyza, Eloisa, Elouisa, Illyssa, Ilysah, Oleesa, Oleisa and Ulyssa. Other recommended names are Edyta, Ela, Elana, Elata, Elayna, Elba, Elda▼, Elena▲, Elesha, Elga, Elia, Elika, Elina, Elis, Elish, Elisha▼, Elka, Ella▲, Ellba, Ellga, Ellia, Ellma, Ellsa, Ellse, Ellsi, Elma▼, Elmyra, Eloyse, Eloysia, Els, Elsa▲, Else, Elsha, Elssa, Elsy, Eltha, Elva▼, Elvyra, Elyn, Elynn, Elyzza, Elza, Enya, Eryca, Eryka, Eryss, Ilsa, Lysa, Maysa and Nysa. These names tend to be more frequently used than Elysa.