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What does Julissa mean?

Julissa Pronunciation of Julissa [julis-sa] as a girls' name is pronounced joo-LISS-ah. It is of American origin. Contemporary blend of Julie and Alissa.

Associated with: blend.


Julissa has 3 variants: Julisa, Julisha and Julyssa.

Related girl name: Julia.

10 more different relations via Alissa, Julie: Alisa, Alissah, Allissah, Alyssa, Elissa, Elissia, Ellissa, Elyssa, Ilissa and Ilyssa.

Creative forms:
(female) Julisie, Julisma, ..

(male) Julisme, ..

Middle name pairings:
Julissa Lauren (J.L.), ..

How popular is Julissa?

Julissa is a very prominent first name for women (#1963 out of 4276, Top 46%) but an unusual surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Julissa was first listed in 1970-1979 and reached its peak rank of #219 in the U.S. in the year 1997, and is currently at #548. (2015 Birth Statistics)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its variant forms and related girl names. Prominent variation forms of Julissa (#548 in recent rankings) ranked in the Top 2000 are Alisa (#1037 in recent rankings), Alissa (#942), Alyssa (#93), Elissa (#1395), Elyssa (#1925), Julia (#89), Julie (#453) and Julisa. These relations of Julissa were popular with parents 2 decades ago (average #435) and are now much less widespread (#942, 73.2%), with forms like Julia becoming less stylish.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Julissa, Alisa, Alissa, Alyssa, Elissa in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Elyssa, Julia, Julie, Julisa in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Alyssa, Julia, Julie outside U.S.

Similar Names

Julissa is pronounced similarly to Jaleesa, Jaleisa, Jalessa, Jelisa, Jelissa, Jillesa, Joleesa, Joleisa, Jolisa and Jolissa. Other suggested similar names are Allisa, Allissa, Allyssa, Analissa, Anissa, Annissa, Arlissa, Bellissa, Calissa, Calyssa, Carlissa, Cerissa, Crissa, Delisa, Delissa, Delyssa, Ellyssa, Felisa, Helisa, Illissa, Jakisha, Jalicia, Jalisa, Jalissa, Jaliza, Janiss (see Janice), Janissa, Jenista, Jinessa, Jiulia, Jolinda, Jolise, Juliaeta (see Julia), Juliana, Juliane, Julianna, Julieta, Julina, Julinka, Juliska, Julita, Julitta, Julyana, Justa, Justiss, Kalissa, Karissa, Krissa, Lerissa, Luisa, Malissa, Maurissa, Melessa, Melisa, Melissa, Merissa, Molissa, Morissa, Narissa, Norissa, Talassa, Telisa, Trissa, Turkissa (see Turkessa) and Ulissa. These names tend to be less commonly used than Julissa.

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