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What does Lyssie mean?

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

Associated with: oath.


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

10 more different relations via Elizabeth: Bessie, Betsie, Elsie, Elspie, Libbie, Liese, Lise, Lys, Lysbet and Lyse.

Creative forms:
(female) Lesie, Lusie, ..

(male) Lysie, Lyssle, ..

Middle name pairings:
Lyssie Bennett (L.B.), ..

How popular is Lyssie?

Lyssie is a rare first name for females. Lyssie is also a rare surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Elizabeth (#13 in recent rankings), Elsie (#386), Lisa (#749), Liza (#1685), Lissa, Lissie, Lizzie, Lyssa, Lise, Libbie, Leasa, Leesa, Leeza, Leisa and Bessie are the prominent variation forms of Lyssie (outside Top 2000) ranked in the Top 2000. These forms of Lyssie were at the apex of their popularity in the 1880s (median #1163) and have become significantly less common since (#1655, 88%), with versions like Lizzie becoming somewhat dated. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Bessie, Elizabeth, Elsie, Leasa, Leesa in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Leeza, Leisa, Libbie, Lisa, Lise in U.S.

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

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

Similar Names

Lyssie is alike in pronunciation to Lacie, Lassey, Lassie, Laycie and Lucie. Other suggested similar names are Cassie, Cissie, Essie, Gussie, Gypsie, Issie, Jessie, Kassie, Kessie, Kissie, Lashae, Leese, Lesia, Leslie, Lexie, Linsie, Lisia, Loise, Loyise, Luise, Lycia, Lydie, Lygia, Lyndsie, Lynzie, Missie, Nessie, Sissie, Tassie and Tessie. These names tend to be more commonly used than Lyssie.

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