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What does Ilysa mean?

Ilysa Pronunciation of Ilysa [ilysa] as a name for girls is of Old German and Latin origin, and Ilysa means "noble, exalted". Ilysa is an alternate spelling of Alice (Old German). Ilysa is also a variation of Elissa. Ilysa is also used as a derivative of Elysia (Latin).

Associated with: noble, exalted.


Ilysa has 18 variants: Alaisa, Aleceea, Alicea, Alisa, Alisah, Alissa, Allysiah, Alyceea, Alysa, Alyssa, Elissia, Ellissa, Elysa, Elyssa, Elyssia, Ilissa, Ilysah and Ilyssa.

33 more different relations via Alice, Elissa, Elysia: Ala, Alica, Alika, Alis, Alisan, Alise, Alisha, Alisz, Alla, Allys, Allyse, Allysia, Allyssa, Alyce, Alys, Alyse, Alysia, Alyson, Alyss, Elise, Elisia, Ellsa, Elsa, Elyse, Elysse, Ileesia, Ilise, Illyssa, Ilyse, Ilysia, Ilysse, Lissa and Lyssa.

Creative forms:
(female) Ilyla, Ilyna, ..

(male) Ilyisa, ..

Middle name pairings:
Ilysa Anabel (I.A.), ..

How popular is Ilysa?

Ilysa is an uncommon first name for women. Ilysa is an equally rare last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related girl names. Popular related forms of Ilysa (not ranked) ranked in the Top 2000 are Alice (#87 via latest list), Alyssa (#93), Elise (#174), Elsa (#487), Elyse (#653), Alyson (#678), Alisha (#919), Alissa (#942), Alisa (#1037), Elissa (#1395), Alyse (#1689), Elyssa (#1925), Elysia (#1988), Lyssa, Lissa, Alysa, Alla, Alise, Alica, Allyssa, Alyce, Ala, Alys and Alysia. Adoption of these forms of Ilysa was at its apex 135 years ago (adoption of 2.2%) and has become much lower since (adoption 0.7%, 67% less), with versions such as Alisa becoming somewhat dated. Elise and Elyse are two of the more contemporarily stylish baby names among these. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Ala, Alice, Alisa, Alise, Alisha in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Alissa, Alla, Allyssa, Alyce, Alys in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Alysa, Alyse, Alysia, Alyson, Alyssa in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Elise, Elissa, Elsa, Elyse, Elysia in U.S.

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

Top 100 baby names ranking of Alica, Alice, Alisha, Alyssa, Elise, Elsa outside U.S.

Similar Names

Ilysa is alike in pronunciation to Aleesa, Alessa, Aliza, Allisa, Allysa, Allysah, Aloisa, Alyssah, Alyssia, Alyza, Eleisa, Elisa, Elisah, Eliza, Ellyssa, Ellyza, Eloisa, Elyza, Ilisa, Illissa, Oleesa, Oleisa, Olisa, Ulissa and Ulyssa. Other suggested similar names are Elssa, Ila, Ilana, Ilena, Ilima, Ilka, Illa, Illia, Illsa, Ilona, Ilsa, Ilsae, Ilse, Inya, Irisa, Iryna, Isa, Lysa, Maysa, Neysa, Nysa and Rysa. These names tend to be more commonly used than Ilysa.

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