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What does Lissa mean?

Lissa Pronunciation of Lissa [lis-sa] as a girls' name is pronounced LISS-ah. It is of English origin. Short form of names like Melissa (Greek) "bee", Lissandra, and Alyssa. Can also be used as a variant of Lisa.

Associated with: greek, bee.


Lissa has 2 variants: Lissette and Lyssa.

Affiliated girl names: Alice, Elissa, Elizabeth, Larissa and Millicent.

19 more relations via Alyssa, Lisa, Lissandra, Melissa: Alissa, Alisse, Allissa, Alysa, Illissa, Ilyssa, Leesa, Leeza, Liesa, Lisa, Lise, Liseta, Lissie, Liszka, Liza, Malissa, Missie, Missy and Molissa.

Creative forms:
(female) Lasa, Lisla, ..

(male) Lislak, Lissam, ..

Middle name pairings:
Lissa Holland (L.H.), ..

How popular is Lissa?

Lissa is a very popular first name for females (#1959 out of 4276, Top 46%) but a rare surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Lissa was first listed in 1950-1959 and reached its apex position of #1092 in the U.S. during 1960-1969, but is not in the Top 1000 currently. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its variant forms and related girl names. Prominent related forms of Lissa appearing in the Top 2000 are Alice (#87 a year ago), Alissa (#942), Allissa, Alysa, Alyssa (#93), Elissa (#1395), Elizabeth (#13), Larissa (#1159), Leesa, Leeza, Lisa (#749), Lise, Lissette, Lissie, Liza (#1685), Lyssa, Malissa, Melissa (#253), Millicent, Missie and Missy. Other forms, like Ilyssa, are uncommon. These forms of Lissa were popular 5 decades ago (median #1081) and have become significantly less popular since (#1471, 81%).

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Lissa, Alice, Alissa, Allissa, Alysa in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Alyssa, Elissa, Elizabeth, Larissa, Leesa in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Leeza, Lisa, Lise, Lissette, Lissie in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Liza, Lyssa, Malissa, Melissa, Millicent in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Missie, Missy in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Alice, Alyssa, Elizabeth, Lisa, Melissa outside U.S.

Similar Names

Lissa is alike in pronunciation to Laisey, Lassey, Lassie, Leasa, Leisa, Lesy, Lesya, Lissi, Lissy, Lizy, Lizzy, Lluisa, Louisa, Luisa, Luiza, Lusa, Lysa, Lyssi, Lyssie and Lyza. Other recommended names are Ailsa, Amissa, Anissa, Brissa, Crissa, Dessa, Elssa, Gisa, Ilissa, Jessa, Krissa, Leisha, Lerissa, Lesha, Lesia, Lia, Liba, Licha, Licia, Lida, Lidia, Lies, Liese, Liesja, Ligia, Lila, Lilia, Lilla, Lina, Linda, Linea, Linsay, Liora, Lira, Lis, Lisel, Liset, Lisha, Lisia, Lita, Liva, Livya, Lusca, Nissa, Nyssa, Odissa, Orssa, Raissa, Risa, Tassa (see Tasha), Tessa, Tisa, Tossa, Trissa and Ulissa. These names tend to be less commonly used than Lissa.

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