Alissa Name Meaning & Origin
Origin of the name Alissa:
A variant form of Alicia (nobility). Variant form of Alice (nobility), a name which evolved through a series of variants from the Germanic Adalheidis (noble one, nobility). Alternatively, the name Alyssa can be derived from the name of the alyssum flower. Var: Alicia, Alycia, Alyssa. Pet: Ali.
From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.
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I actually like it a bit more than Alyssa, but they both are great. A nice sibling name is Lauren
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A close friend of mine who I have known since the 2nd grade is very bubbly and funny and smart also very silly she usually goes by alissa but has gone by little lissa and miss liss
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Ali,Aligator and Al, Lissa, Lisa, Issy
For a while, one of my friends called me Issy and I loved it! A lot better than Ally.
It's pronounced either as iss ee or izz ee. And if you want, you can even add an L in front of it and make is Lissy or Lizzy.
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Alissa-- belongs to araceli
(I would choose Bella to be the middle name if you choose thsi for a first name)
Variant of ALYSSA
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"Miss Alissa" by Eagles of Death Metal.
In the novel "The Spellbook of Listen Taylor", the main character's given name is Alissa and her nickname is Listen