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What does Lyssi mean?

Lyssi Pronunciation of Lyssi [lyssi] as a name for girls is of Hebrew derivation, and the meaning of the name Lyssi is "God is my oath". Lyssi is an alternate form of Elizabeth (Hebrew).

Associated with: oath.


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

17 more alternative forms via Elizabeth: Bess, Bessie, Bessy, Ellsi, Elyssa, Libbi, Lies, Liese, Lili, Lis, Lise, Lisel, Lisl, Lizzi, Lys, Lysbet and Lyse.

Creative forms:
(female) Lisi, Lysli, ..

(male) Lysmo, Lysus, ..

Middle name pairings:
Lyssi Elouise (L.E.), ..

How popular is Lyssi?

Lyssi is an unusual given name for women. Lyssi is an equivalently unusual surname too for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Prominent varying forms of Lyssi (outside Top 2000) are Elizabeth (#13 the previous year), Lisa (#749), Liza (#1685), Elyssa (#1925), Lissa, Lise, Lizzie, Lyssa, Lissie, Leisa, Leasa, Bessie, Leesa, Leeza, Bess and Lili. Other variants, like Ellsi, are seldom used. These forms of Lyssi were popular as birth names 135 years ago (usage of 6.34%) and have become significantly less popular since (usage 0.73%, 88.5% less). (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Bess, Bessie, Elizabeth, Elyssa, Leasa in U.S.

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

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

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

Similar Names

Lyssi is pronounced similarly to Laci, Lassey, Lassie, Lesy, Lesya, Luci and Luisa. Other recommended names are Assi, Cassi, Cissi, Jessi, Kassi, Kryssi (see Christine), Lesli, Lyndi, Lynzi and Tessi. These names tend to be more frequently used than Lyssi.

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