Alissa Name Meaning & Origin

Alissa

Pronunciation: ah-LI-sə (key)

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.

Related Names:

Alyssa, Lissa

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Comments and insights on the name Alissa: | Edit

I actually like it a bit more than Alyssa, but they both are great. A nice sibling name is Lauren

PRONOUNCED: ə-LIS-ə

Personal experiences with the name Alissa: | Edit

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

Nicknames for Alissa: | Edit

Ali,Aligator and Al, Lissa, Lisa, Issy

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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.

Meanings and history of the name Alissa: | Edit

Alissa-- belongs to araceli

(I would choose Bella to be the middle name if you choose thsi for a first name)

Bella--Buetiful

Variant of ALYSSA

Famous real-life people named Alissa: | Edit

Alissa violet , YouTubed and comedian

Alissa in song, story & screen: | Edit

"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

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