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What does Alissa mean?

Alissa Pronunciation of Alissa as a girls' name is of Old German, Hebrew and Greek origin, and Alissa means "noble, exalted; great happiness; rational". Alissa is an alternate spelling of Alice (Old German). Alissa is also a variation of Alicia (Old German). Alissa is also used as a derivative of Alisa (Hebrew), a derivative of Alyssa (Greek), and a form of Elissa. See also Julissa


ASSOCIATED WITH greek, noble, exalted, great, happiness (joy)


VARIANTS Ilyssa, Ilysah, Ilysa, Ilissa, Elyssia, Elyssa, Elysa, Ellissa, Elissia, Alyssia, Alyssah, Alysa, Alyceea, Allysiah, Allysah, Allissah, Allisah, Aliza, Alissah, Alisah, Alicea, Aleeza, Aleesa, Aleceea, Alaisa

ALTERNATIVE FORMS VIA ALICE, ALICIA, ALISA, ALYSSA, ELISSA Adelisa, Ala, Alais, Alecia, Aleesha, Aleisha, Alesha, Aleshia, Alesia, Ali, Alica, Alicah, Alicen, Alidee, Alie, Alieshea, Alika, Alikah, Aliki, Alis, Alisan, Alisann, Alise, Alisha, Alishia, Alisia, Alison, Alisse, Alisson, Alisz, Alitia, Aliz, Alla, Alles, Alless, Allicea, Allicia, Allis, Allisa, Allison, Alliss, Allissa, Allisson, Allisun, Allsun, Allys, Allysa, Allyse, Allysia, Allyssa, Allyssha, Alycia, Alys, Alyse, Alysha, Alysia, Alyson, Alyss, Alysse, Elicia, Elisha, Elisia, Elisse, Ellsa, Elsa, Elysia, Elysse, Illissa, Illyssa, Ilysse, Leisha, Lissa, Lissy, Lyssa



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How popular is Alissa?

Alissa is a very popular first name for females (#866 out of 4276, Top 20%) and a slightly less popular last name for both adults and children (#150436 out of 150436, Top 100%). (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Alissa was first listed in 1960-1969 and reached its top position of #243 in the U.S. in the year 1997, and is currently at #1182. (TOP BABY NAMES, 2018)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Alissa name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Alissa outside U.S.

Which version is better?

Ala, Alecia, Aleesha, Aleisha, Alesha, Aleshia, Alesia, Ali (#1841 FROM RECENT DATA), Alica, Alice (#71), Alicia (#391), Alisa (#1032), Alise, Alisha (#957), Alishia, Alisia, Alison (#400), Alisson (#909), Aliza (#709), Alla, Allison (#69), Allissa, Allisson, Allysa, Allyssa, Alycia, Alys, Alysa, Alyse, Alysha, Alysia, Alyson (#887), Alyssa (#150), Alysse, Alyssia, Elicia, Elisha (#1388), Elissa (#1261), Elsa (#888), Elysia, Elyssa, Julissa (#710), Leisha, Lissa and Lyssa are the popular alternative forms of Alissa (#1182). Other forms, like Alisz, are uncommon. These forms of Alissa reached the top of their popularity in the year 1990 (USAGE OF 2.03%) and are now much less popular (USAGE 0.81%, DOWN 60%), with forms such as Alisa becoming less stylish. Aliza is the most contemporarily stylish name for newborns among these.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Alissa, Ala, Alecia, Aleesha, Aleisha in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Alesha, Aleshia, Alesia, Ali, Alice in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Alicia, Alisa, Alise, Alisha, Alishia in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Alisia, Alison, Alisson, Aliza, Alla in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Allison, Allissa, Allisson, Allysa, Allyssa in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Alycia, Alys, Alysa, Alyse, Alysha in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Alysia, Alyson, Alyssa, Alysse, Alyssia in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Elicia, Elisha, Elissa, Elsa, Elysia in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Elyssa, Julissa, Leisha, Lissa, Lyssa in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Alica, Alice, Alicia, Alisha, Alison outside U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Allison, Alyssa, Elsa outside U.S.

Similar Names

Alissa is pronounced similarly to Alessa, Alessi, Alessia, Alieza, Aliezah, Alizah, Allessa, Aloisa, Alyza, Eleisa, Elisa, Elisah, Elisee, Eliza, Ellyssa, Eloisa, Ilisa, Oleesa, Oleisa, Olisa, Ulissa and Ulyssa. Other recommended sound-alike names are Abisha, Aeisha, Ailis, Ailish, Ailsa, Aisha, Alaysia, Alease, Aleigha, Aleka, Alexa, Alexia, Aliana, Alidia, Aliena, Alima, Alina, Alinda, Aliosha, Alita, Alivia, Alix, Aliya, Alize, Aloise, Aloisia, Aloysia, Alyosha, Amisa, Amissa, Analissa, Anessa, Anisa, Anissa, Annissa, Arista, Arliss, Arlissa, Assa, Ayisha, Blisse, Brissa, Crissa, Delissa, Elssa, Jalissa, Jolissa, Kalissa, Malissa, Melissa, Nissa, Odissa and Raissa. These names tend to be less frequently used than Alissa.

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