in the U.S.
- Gender: Girl
- Origin: Greek
- Meaning: Rational
- #239 All Time
- #76 in 2014
How popular is the name "Alyssa" in the U.S.?
|Year||Total Babies Born||Girls Born||Boys Born||Ranking|
|1986||3,233||3,223||10||#85 girl name|
|1987||5,146||5,130||16||#60 girl name|
|1988||7,162||7,140||22||#47 girl name|
|1989||9,073||9,043||30||#33 girl name|
|1990||11,277||11,261||16||#27 girl name|
|1991||10,691||10,675||16||#30 girl name|
|1992||10,174||10,163||11||#30 girl name|
|1993||11,050||11,030||20||#26 girl name|
|1994||10,610||10,602||8||#26 girl name|
|1995||10,111||10,099||12||#27 girl name|
|1996||11,031||11,021||10||#23 girl name|
|1997||12,665||12,646||19||#15 girl name|
|1998||13,718||13,709||9||#11 girl name|
|1999||14,049||14,035||14||#11 girl name|
|2000||13,567||13,552||15||#12 girl name|
|2001||13,278||13,265||13||#14 girl name|
|2002||12,861||12,842||19||#12 girl name|
|2003||12,753||12,743||10||#14 girl name|
|2004||12,147||12,102||45||#14 girl name|
|2005||10,899||10,882||17||#16 girl name|
|2006||10,178||10,169||9||#19 girl name|
|2007||11,274||11,257||17||#14 girl name|
|2008||9,640||9,626||14||#16 girl name|
|2009||7,957||7,950||7||#19 girl name|
|2010||6,985||6,978||7||#20 girl name|
|2011||6,006||6,001||5||#37 girl name|
|2012||5,078||5,078||0||#44 girl name|
|2013||4,190||4,185||5||#57 girl name|
|2014||3,806||3,798||8||#76 girl name|
Want to know about the populiarty of Alyssa? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 296,741 babies born with the name Alyssa in the United States. That's more than enough Alyssas to occupy the territory of French Polynesia (France) with an estimated population of 277,000 (as of July 1, 2012). The name first appeared in the year 1950 when it was given to 5 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Alyssa" was in 1999 with a total of 14,035 babies. (That's a lot of baby Alyssas)
According to the 2011 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Alyssa" ranks #48 in popularity as a baby girl's name in Idaho. Imagine that, 26 babies in Idaho have the same name as you in 2011. Across the entire United States a total of 6,006 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?
What does the name "Alyssa" mean?
Alyssa (Greek): Rational
The name "Alyssa" is of Greek origin and it means "Rational". It's a name commonly given to girls. There is 1 other name that is similar to this one.
A is for advantage, for you are blessed with many.
L is for lofty, your ambitions are high!
Y is for youthful, your eternal look.
S is for sensitive, another side shows.
S is for serene, your calm time.
A is for abundant, your cheer knows no bounds.
Your name in reverse order is "Assyla". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Lssaay". How do you pronounce that?
Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.
Where is the name Alyssa popular?
The map shows the relative popularity of the name Alyssa in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess a name that was popular in the gulf coast area? Search for the name to check your answer!
Celebrities named Alyssa
Alyssa Sutherland is a model. Alyssa was born in 1982 in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia.
Alyssa was born in 1969.
Alyssa was born in 1998.
Alyssa was born in 1976.
Past life for Alyssa born Feb 25, 1932
I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Northern Australia approximately on 1675. Your profession was leader, major, and captain.
Psychologically, you were timid, constrained, and quiet. You had creative talents, waited until that life to be liberated. Sometimes environment considered you strange. Your main lesson in present - to develop magnanimity and feeling of brotherhood. Try to become less adhered to material property and learn to have only as many, as you may give back.
Name poster for Alyssa
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