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Elyssa - Meaning of Elyssa

What does Elyssa mean?

Meaning of the name ElyssaIsabellaElizabethLillianAllisonEllieBellaAliceAlyssaLillyIsabelEliseElizaIzabellaAllieAlexiaAlisonAllysonAliciaElysia

[ 3 syll. e-lys-sa, el-y-ssa ] The baby girl name Elyssa is pronounced as EH-LihS-ah †. Elyssa is mainly used in English and Latin, and it is of Germanic, Hebrew, and Old Greek origin.

Elyssa is a variant form of Alice.

Elyssa is also a diminutive form of the English, Greek, and Hebrew name Elizabeth in the English language.

Elyssa is also a variant form of the English name Elysia in the Latin language.

Elyssa is rare as a baby name for girls. At the modest peak of its usage in 2004, 0.014% of baby girls were named Elyssa. It ranked at #890 then. The baby name has since suffered a marked decline in frequency, and is today of irregular use. Out of the group of girl names directly related to Elyssa, Elizabeth was the most popular in 2017.

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

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


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