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 1987 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Alyssa" ranks #39 in popularity as a baby girl's name in Wyoming. Imagine that, 13 babies in Wyoming have the same name as you in 1987. Across the entire United States a total of 5,146 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 midwest? 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 abundant, your cheer knows no bounds.
L is for lofty, your ambitions are high!
Y is for young, the years never show!
S is for sweetheart, you really are!
S is for serene, your calm time.
A is for acquaintance, the many friends you know.
Your name in reverse order is "Assyla". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Ysalsa". 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 Jul 26, 1934
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 Southern India approximately on 1075. 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.
Name poster for Alyssa
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