in the U.S.
- Gender: Girl
- Origin: Greek
- Meaning: Rational
- #239 All Time
- #76 in 2014
Pronunciation of Alyssa
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 was first given to 5 or more babies 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 1997 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Alyssa" ranks #22 in popularity as a baby girl's name in New Hampshire. Imagine that, 59 babies in New Hampshire have the same name as you in 1997. Across the entire United States a total of 12,665 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 west? Search for the name to check your answer!
Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations
Have you been wondering what does the name "Alyssa" mean? The list below shows the origins of Alyssa as well as things modernly associated with the name Alyssa such as celebrities named Alyssa.
Origin and Meaning of Alyssa
The name "Alyssa" is of Greek origin, and it means "Rational". It's a name commonly given to girls.
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.
A is for accord, the harmony you spread.
L is for life, that you live so well.
Y is for youthful, your eternal look.
S is for secret, that you can certainly keep.
S is for select, as few are chosen.
A is for affirm, the certainty of knowledge.
Your name in reverse order is "Assyla". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Ylasas". 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.
Past life for Alyssa born May 2, 1984
I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of North of Latin America approximately on 1750. Your profession was dramatist, director, musician, and bard.
You were sane, practical person, materialist with no spiritual consciousness. Your simple wisdom helped the weak and the poor. You should develop your talent for love, happiness and enthusiasm and to distribute these feelings to all people.
Name poster for Alyssa
Here's something for you to ponder on...
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