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What does Marlyssa mean?

Marlyssa Pronunciation of Marlyssa [marlyssa] as a girls' name. Marlyssa means "star of the sea; God is my oath". Marlyssa is a version of Marlisa (Latin, Hebrew): blend of Mary and Lisa.

Associated with: star, sea, oath.


Marlyssa has 1 variant: Marlissa.

4 more related forms via Marlisa: Marlisha, Marliss, Marlys and Marlyse.

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Middle name pairings:
Marlyssa Addalyn (M.A.), ..

How popular is Marlyssa?

Marlyssa is a rare given name for women. Marlyssa is an equivalently rare surname too for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. The only prominent varying form of Marlyssa (not ranked) rated in the Top 2000 is Marlys. Other variants, like Marlissa, are seldom used. This relation of Marlyssa was at the apex of its popularity 85 years ago (#363), but now, Marlys has fallen out of fashion. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Marlys in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Marlyssa and related baby names outside U.S.