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Alyssa

  • Gender: Girl
  • Origin: Greek
  • Meaning: Rational
  • #239 All Time
  • #76 in 2014
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How popular is the name "Alyssa" in the U.S.?



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YearTotal Babies BornGirls BornBoys BornRanking
1950550
1953660
1954770
195612120
195713130
195821210
195935350
19601111110
196187870
196286860
19631251250
19641181180
19651201200
19661371370
19671431430
19681991990
19693803800
19704444440
19714044040
19723453450
19734494490
19744684680
19755595590
19766816810
19777597590
19788008000
19791,1801,1746
19801,1841,1795
19811,1291,1290
19821,1101,1100
19831,2021,2020
19841,5491,53811
19852,2642,2586
19863,2333,22310#85 girl name
19875,1465,13016#60 girl name
19887,1627,14022#47 girl name
19899,0739,04330#33 girl name
199011,27711,26116#27 girl name
199110,69110,67516#30 girl name
199210,17410,16311#30 girl name
199311,05011,03020#26 girl name
199410,61010,6028#26 girl name
199510,11110,09912#27 girl name
199611,03111,02110#23 girl name
199712,66512,64619#15 girl name
199813,71813,7099#11 girl name
199914,04914,03514#11 girl name
200013,56713,55215#12 girl name
200113,27813,26513#14 girl name
200212,86112,84219#12 girl name
200312,75312,74310#14 girl name
200412,14712,10245#14 girl name
200510,89910,88217#16 girl name
200610,17810,1699#19 girl name
200711,27411,25717#14 girl name
20089,6409,62614#16 girl name
20097,9577,9507#19 girl name
20106,9856,9787#20 girl name
20116,0066,0015#37 girl name
20125,0785,0780#44 girl name
20134,1904,1855#57 girl name
20143,8063,7988#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?

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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.

Greek

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 Milano

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

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Alyssa Sutherland

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

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Alyssa Alps

Alyssa was born in 1969.

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Alyssa Chia

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

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Alyssa Shafer

Alyssa was born in 1998.

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Alyssa Love

Alyssa was born in 1976.

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Alternative Meanings

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.

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