Alyssa

Pronunciation: a-hle-e-ssa-h
Origin: Greece
gender-female
Author

Emmy Samtani

Emmy Samtani

Emmy is the founder of Kiindred and mother to 3 little ones. Over the last 4 years, she has worked with some of the most credible experts in the parenting space and is a keen contributor on all things parenthood.
Region Origin: Europe

Alyssa is a girl's given name with a Greek origin, meaning "rational" or "noble". It is derived from the name "Alysson," which also means "noble" and "rational". The name is associated with the medicinal flower alyssum, which was once thought to cure madness. Alyssa is a variant of Alice and is comprised of a negative prefix, "lyssa," meaning "madness" or "rabies". The name Alyssa has been popular in various cultures, including Irish, Greek, and Arabic, and has been used as a diminutive of Alicia and Alice.

Alyssa Name Popularity Data

chat-overall Overall: Alyssa is currently #146 on Kiindred
gender-female Girl: Alyssa is currently #62 on Kiindred Girl Names
gender-male Overall Unique: Alyssa is currently #143 on Kiindred Unique Names
gender-female Girl Unique: Alyssa is currently #62 on Kiindred Girl Unique Names

Popularity Trend Chart

Famous People Named Alyssa

  • Alyssa Sutherland: Alyssa Sutherland is an Australian actress and model known for her role in the television series "Vikings" and for her modeling career.