Alyssa Name Meaning & Origin

Alyssa

Pronunciation: ah-LI-sə (key)

Origin of the name Alyssa:

A variant of Alicia (nobility), Alyssa is alternatively derived from the alyssum flower.

From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.

Related Names:

Alissa, Allyssa, Alysa, Elissa, Lissa, Aliza

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Nicknames for Alyssa

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Meanings and history of the name Alyssa

My mom came up with the name while shopping for dresses. Alyssa was the name of a brand of dresses and was clearly displayed on the tags.

Famous real-life people named Alyssa

Alyssa Milano - American actress
Alyssa Miller - American supermodel
Alyssa Campanella - Miss USA 2011
Alyssa Edwards - RPDR season 5 contestant
Alyssa Fun Pack - YouTube daughter of Family Fun Pack

Alyssa in song, story & screen

Alyssa Lies by Jason Michael Carroll

In the book "Kiss Me Tomorrow", the given name of the main character Blister is Alyssa.
Alyssa Calloway, in the 1995 film, "It Takes Two"
Alyssa Enrilé, White Ranger from Power Rangers Wild Force

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