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Ranked #239


Gender: Girl. Popularity for the Last 10 Years: 10 (Ranked #82).

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 activities, for you have many.

L is for luster, your shine.

Y is for young, the years never show!

S is for serene, your calm time.

S is for scholar, the brilliant in you.

A is for agreeable, the best side of you!

Your name in reverse order is "Assyla". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Lysasa". 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.

How popular is the name "Alyssa" in the U.S.?


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 2001 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Alyssa" ranks #4 in popularity as a baby girl's name in Montana. Imagine that, 45 babies in Montana have the same name as you in 2001. Across the entire United States a total of 13,278 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

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 new england region? Search for the name to check your answer!

Celebrities named Alyssa

Alyssa Milano

Alyssa Milano is an actress, singer, and producer with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1984 to present. Alyssa was born in 1972 as Alyssa Jayne Milano in Bensonhurst, Brooklyn, New York, U.S.


Alyssa Sutherland

Alyssa Sutherland is a model. Alyssa was born in 1982 in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia.


Alyssa Alps

Alyssa was born in 1969.


Alyssa Chia

Alyssa Chia is an actress and host. Alyssa was born in 1974 in Taiwan.


Alyssa Shafer

Alyssa was born in 1998.


Alyssa Love

Alyssa was born in 1976.


Past life for Alyssa born Jun 24, 1996

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 Southern Japan approximately on 1125. Your profession was digger and undertaker.

You were a person with huge energy, good in planning and supervising. If you were just a garbage-man, you were chief garbage-man. You are bound to learn to understand other people and to meet all life difficulties with joyful heart. You should help others, bringing them spirit of joy.

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