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What does Lysa mean?

Lysa Pronunciation of Lysa [lysa] as a name for girls is of Hebrew origin, and the name Lysa means "God is my oath". Lysa is a version of Elizabeth (Hebrew).

Associated with: oath.


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

31 more alternative forms via Elizabeth: Bess, Beta, Elisa, Ellsa, Els, Elsa, Else, Elsy, Elyse, Elyssa, Elyza, Helsa, Ilsa, Ilse, Lib, Lies, Liese, Liesja, Lili, Lilo, Lily, Lis, Lise, Lisel, Lisl, Liz, Lizz, Lys, Lysbet, Lyse and Veta.

Creative forms:
(female) Lausa, Lesa, ..

(male) Lyce, Lydo, ..

Middle name pairings:
Lysa Genesis (L.G.), ..

How popular is Lysa?

Lysa is an uncommon first name for women. Lysa is an equivalently unique surname too for all people. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Elizabeth (#13 a year ago), Lily (#25), Elisa (#486), Elsa (#487), Elyse (#653), Lisa (#749), Liza (#1685), Elyssa (#1925), Lissie, Lissa, Lyssa, Veta, Lise, Lizzie, Liz, Leisa, Ilse, Else, Leasa, Leesa, Bess, Leeza and Lili are the prominent alternative forms of Lysa (unlisted). Usage of these relations of Lysa reached its highest in the 1960s (adoption of 5.7%) and is now significantly diminished (adoption 1.4%, down 76%), with versions such as Bess becoming somewhat outmoded. Elizabeth has generally been the top pick of parents, though Elisa has gained in usage over time. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Bess, Elisa, Elizabeth, Elsa, Else in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Elyse, Elyssa, Ilse, Leasa, Leesa in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Leeza, Leisa, Lili, Lily, Lisa in U.S.

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

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Lizzie, Lyssa, Veta in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Lysa is pronounced similarly to Laci, Lacy, Lesy, Lesya, Lluisa, Louisa, Luci, Lucy, Luisa and Luiza. Other suggested similar names are Alysa, Assa, Ayisa, Elysa, Ilysa, Isa, Lana, Lara, Lata, Layla, Lea, Leda, Lela, Lena, Lesha, Lesia, Leta, Lexa, Leyda, Leyla, Leyna, Lia, Liba, Lida, Lila, Lina, Lira, Lisha, Lisia, Lita, Liva, Lona, Lora, Loyda, Luba, Luna, Lusca, Lycia, Lyda, Lydah, Lydia, Lygia, Lyla, Lylah, Lyna, Lynae, Lynah, Lynea, Lyra, Lyria, Lyvia, Lyz, Lyzz, Mesa, Neysa, Nysa, Nyssa, Orsa, Risa, Rysa, Sasa, Tasa, Tesa, Tisa and Ursa. These names tend to be more commonly used than Lysa.

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