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pinWhat does Lissa mean?

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.


Lissa has 2 variants: Lissette and Lyssa.

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

Lissa has 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.

Kreatif forms: Lidsa, Lisla. [more]

pinHow 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)

Shown below is the baby name popularity of Lissa for girls. Lissa was first listed in 1960-1969 and reached its apex position of #884 in the U.S. then, but is not in the Top 1000 currently. (2014 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Lissa name in U.S.

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

Shown below is an analysis of the usage of the girl name Lissa and affiliated names. Prominent related forms of Lissa appearing in the Top 1000 are Alice (#97 a year ago), Alissa (#855), Alysa, Alyssa (#76), Elissa, Elizabeth (#14), Larissa, Leesa, Lisa (#750), Lise, Lissette, Lissie, Liza, Malissa, Melissa (#224), Millicent, Missie and Missy. Other forms, like Molissa, are uncommon. These forms of Lissa were popular 4 decades ago (median #637) and are somewhat less popular today (#790, 42%). Elizabeth has been the most recognizable form, although Alice appears to be gaining favor too, while versions such as Millicent used to be popular.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Lissa, Alice, Alissa, Alysa, Alyssa in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Elissa, Elizabeth, Larissa, Leesa, Lisa in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Lise, Lissette, Lissie, Liza, Malissa in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Melissa, Millicent, Missie, Missy in U.S.

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

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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 similar baby 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, Tessa, Tisa, Tossa, Trissa and Ulissa. These names tend to be less commonly used than Lissa.