Elissa - Meaning of Elissa

What does Elissa mean?

[ 3 syll. e-lis-sa, el-i-ssa ] The baby girl name Elissa is pronounced as eh-LIY-S-ah †. Elissa is used predominantly in English and Greek. Its origin is Hebrew and Old Greek.

Elissa is a variation of the name Alyssa (English and Hebrew).

Elissa is also a diminutive (English and Greek) of the name Elizabeth (English, Greek, and Hebrew).

Elissa is also a variation of the name Elysia (English).

See also the related categories, english, greek, and hebrew.

Elissa is unusual as a baby girl name. Its usage peaked in 1979 with 0.024% of baby girls being named Elissa. It had a ranking of #496 then. The baby name has experienced a substantial fall in popularity since then, and is currently of very modest use. In 2018, among the family of girl names directly related to Elissa, Elizabeth was the most popular.

Baby names that sound like Elissa include Elea, Eleacee, Eleacy, Eleasha, Eleesha, Elegey, Elegi, Elegie, Elegy, Elexis, Elika, Elisa, Elisah, Elise, Elishah, Eliska, Eliso, Elissia, Eliya, and Eliza.

† Pronunciation for Elissa: EH as in "ebb (EH.B)" ; L as in "lay (L.EY)" ; IY as in "eat (IY.T)" ; S as in "see (S.IY)" ; AH as in "mud (M.AH.D)"

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