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


Elissa is a ♀ girl’s name.

What is the origin of the name Elissa?

Elissa is another name of the Phoenician princess Dido, who founded Carthage. Thus, it is a name from Roman mythology. Elissa is also a variant of the name Elisa, which derived from the name Elizabeth.

What does the name Elissa mean?

The Latin meaning of the name is unknown. Deriving from Elizabeth, Elissa means “God is abundance”, “God is my oath” and “God has sworn” (from Hebrew “el/אֵל” = God + “shéva’/שֶׁבַע” = oath/seven = number of abundance).

Pronunciation of Elissa

Variants of the name Elissa

Elisa Elissah Eliza Elyssa Élisa

Popularity of the name Elissa

The name Elissa is ranked #2017 overall.

Elissa in the Top 50 Names

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