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Alyssa Meaning


What does Alyssa mean?

The name Alyssa is of Hebrew origin.

The meaning of Alyssa is "joy, great happiness".

It is also of German origin, where its meaning is "noble kind".

Alyssa is generally used as a girl's name.

It consists of 6 letters and 3 syllables and is pronounced A-ly-ssa.

The Given Name Alyssa

Alyssa is an appealing and enchanting name.

A wonderfully classic name.

A name that will flow off your tongue.

Some famous bearers of this name include: Alyssa Milano.

Alyssa Popularity

In the U.S. in 2018, it ranked 150 in baby name popularity for girls with 1,870 occurrences. Less than 5 boys were given the name.

In contrast, the year before it ranked 133 in baby name popularity for girls with 2,236 occurrences. Less than 5 boys were given the name.

Want to see how Alyssa sizes up? How it compares to some other names? Then check out the Alyssa Name Popularity Page.

Alyssa Related Names

Variants of the name Alyssa include Alissa, Allissa.

Alyssa has the diminutive (nickname) Lyssa.

Famous Alyssas

  • Alyssa Milano ~ Actress

Alyssa Numerology

What will your new littleAlyssa be like?

It may all be in the numbers.

The numbers that make up your child's name.

Numerology may give you some insight.

Children named Alyssa are often superficial and discreet but most of all they are read more >>

Alyssa Name Fun

Would you like to fingerspell the name Alyssa in American Sign Language?

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Alyssa.

Just for fun, see the name Alyssa in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

Learn about nautical flags and see your name or message written in nautical flags, on the Alyssa in Nautical Flags page.