[ 3 syll. ju-lis-sa, jul-i-ssa ] The baby girl name Julissa is pronounced as JHuw-LIHS-aa- or Yuw-LIHS-aa- †. Julissa is primarily used in English. Its language of origin is Latin and English-American. The name is a modern coinage, from the combination of Julie and Lisa.
In addition, Julissa is an English form of the English, German, Polish, Portuguese, and Spanish name Julia.
Variant forms inherit the origin and meaning of the name Julissa.
Julissa is somewhat popular as a baby girl name. The name increased in popularity from the 1980s up to the 2000s. Its usage peaked modestly in 2006 with 0.074% of baby girls being named Julissa. It was #225 in rank then. The baby name has slipped in popularity since then. In 2018, its usage was 0.022% and its ranking #710, but it was nevertheless the 3rd most popular after Julia and Julie, among all girl names in its family. In 2018, Julia was 7 times more popular than Julissa.
Baby names that sound like Julissa include Julisa, Yulissa, Jacquella, Jaella, Jakaela, Jakaila, Jalaja, Jalea, Jaleah, Jaleala, Jalecia, Jaleela, Jaleelah, Jaleesa, Jalesa, Jalessa, Jalia, Jalicia, Jalisa, and Jalisha.
† Pronunciation for Julissa: JH as in "joy (JH.OY)" ; UW as in "two (T.UW)" ; L as in "lay (L.EY)" ; IH as in "it (IH.T)" ; S as in "see (S.IY)" ; AA as in "odd (AA.D)"