Name Alyssa Origin, meaning, pronunciation & popularity of the name Alyssa


Alyssa is a ♀ girl’s name.

Origin of the name Alyssa

Alyssa is a variant of the name Alicia, which derived from the Old High German name Adelheid. Besides, Alyssa was influenced by the name of the alyssum flower, which is of Greek origin.

What is the meaning of the name Alyssa?

Alyssa means “noble natured”, “of noble type” or “noble person” (from Old High German “adal” = noble + “heit” = kind/sort/type). The name of the Alyssum flower derived from Greek “a/ἀ”, a negative prefix, and “lússa/λύσσᾰ” meaning “mania” or “madness”, because it was believed to cure rabies or madness.

Pronunciation of Alyssa

Variants of the name Alyssa

Alissa Alysa Alisa

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Popularity of the name Alyssa

The name Alyssa is ranked #924 overall.

Alyssa in the Top 50 Names

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