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What does Lissy mean?

Lissy Pronunciation of Lissy [lis-sy] as a name for girls is of Hebrew derivation. Lissy is an alternate spelling of Elissa: form of Alice and Elizabeth.


Lissy has 19 variants: Leasa, Leesa, Leeza, Leisa, Liesa, Lisa, Lissa, Lissi, Lissie, Liza, Lizy, Lizzie, Lizzy, Lusa, Lysa, Lyssa, Lyssi, Lyssie and Lyza.

32 more alternative forms via Elissa, Elizabeth: Alissa, Bess, Bessy, Betsy, Biffy, Bizzy, Elisse, Elsy, Ilissa, Leisel, Lib, Libbey, Libbi, Libby, Libbye, Lies, Liese, Liesel, Liesja, Lili, Lilo, Lily, Lis, Lisbet, Lise, Lisel, Lisl, Liz, Lizz, Lizzi, Lys and Lyse.

Creative forms:
(female) Lilsy, Lisy, ..

(male) Lisky, Lisly, ..

Middle name pairings:
Lissy Marianna (L.M.), ..

How popular is Lissy?

Lissy is an uncommon given name for females but a very popular surname for all people (#67113 out of 150436, Top 45%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related girl names. Alissa (#942 the previous year), Bess, Betsy (#1692), Elissa (#1395), Elizabeth (#13), Leasa, Leesa, Leeza, Leisa, Libby (#995), Lili, Lily (#25), Lisa (#749), Lisbet, Lise, Lissa, Lissie, Liz, Liza (#1685), Lizzie and Lyssa are the prominent varying forms of Lissy (not ranked) appearing in the Top 2000. Usage of these relations of Lissy reached its most widespread in the 1960s (average #1120) and has become much less since (#1595, 77%), with forms such as Elizabeth becoming less stylish. Elizabeth is more ubiquitous than the rest, though Lily has become trendy as well. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Alissa, Bess, Betsy, Elissa, Elizabeth in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Leasa, Leesa, Leeza, Leisa, Libby in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Lili, Lily, Lisa, Lisbet, Lise in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Lissa, Lissie, Liz, Liza, Lizzie, Lyssa in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Elizabeth, Libby, Lily, Lisa outside U.S.

Similar Names

Lissy is alike in pronunciation to Lacey, Lacy, Laicey, Laisey, Lassey, Lassie, Lesy, Lesya, Lucy and Luisa. Other suggested similar names are Cassy, Cissy, Crissy, Essy, Gipsy, Issy, Jessy, Kassy, Kessy, Krissy, Lesly, Liby, Liesl, Lilly, Lindsy, Lindy, Linsay, Linsey, Linzy, Liset, Lisha, Lisia, Lison, Livvy, Livy, Missy, Nessy, Prissy, Sessy, Sissy and Tessy. These names tend to be more commonly used than Lissy.

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