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What does Jalissa mean?

Jalissa Pronunciation of Jalissa [jalis-sa] as a girls' name has its root in American. Jalissa is a variant form of Ja- (American).


Jalissa has 1 variant: Jalisa.

21 more related forms via Ja-: Jakeisha, Jakira, Jakisha, Jakiya, Jalaina, Jalayna, Jalea, Jaleesa, Jaleese, Jalena, Jalessa, Jalicia, Jaliyah, Jameisha, Jamesha, Jamiesha, Jamika, Jamisha, Janeesa, Janika and Janisha.

Creative forms:
(female) Jalisca, Jalisse, ..

(male) Jaliste, ..

Middle name pairings:
Jalissa Kyra (J.K.), ..

How popular is Jalissa?

Jalissa is a rare given name for women. Jalissa is an equally rare last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Jalissa was first listed in 1990 and reached its highest position of #1099 in the U.S. in 1991, but is not in the list currently. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Jalissa name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Jalissa outside U.S.

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Jaliyah (#583 the previous year), Jamesha, Jamika, Jalisa, Jaleesa, Jalessa and Jakiya are the popular related forms of Jalissa. Other forms, like Jalicia, are uncommon. Adoption of these forms of Jalissa reached its highest in 1990 (average #1430) and is somewhat less today, with forms such as Jaleesa going out of style. Jaliyah is the most fashionable name for newborns in this compilation.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Jalissa, Jakiya, Jaleesa, Jalessa, Jalisa in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Jaliyah, Jamesha, Jamika in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Jalissa and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Jalissa is alike in pronunciation to Helisa and Jaliza. Other recommended names are Alissa, Allissa, Analissa, Arlissa, Calissa, Calista, Calyssa, Carissa, Carlissa, Dalisha, Dalisse, Darissa, Delissa, Elissa, Ellissa, Falisha, Ilissa, Illissa, Jaleisa, Janessa, Janiss (see Janice), Janissa, Jelisa, Jelissa, Jillesa, Joleesa, Joleisa, Jolisa, Jolise, Jolissa, Julisa, Julisha, Juliska, Julissa, Julyssa, Kalisa, Kalisha, Kalissa, Kalista, Kalyssa, Karissa, Larissa, Malisha, Malissa, Mallissa, Marissa, Marlissa, Melissa, Molissa, Narissa, Parissa, Raissa, Sarissa, Talassa, Talisa, Talisha, Talyssa, Ulissa and Vanissa. These names tend to be more frequently used than Jalissa.

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