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33k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
176
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Alisa

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  • A user from France says the name Alisa is of Unknown origin and means "Great Happiness".
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Notable Persons Named Alisa

Ayn Rand was a writer. Her career lasted from 1934 to 1982. Ayn was given the name Alisa Zinov'yevna Rosenbaum on February 2nd, 1905 in Saint Petersburg. She breathed her last breath on March 6th, 1982.

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Alisa Reyes is an actress. Her career lasted from 1990 to 2012. Alisa was given the name Alisa Adriana Reyes on February 3rd, 1981 in New York City.

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Alisa Weilerstein is a classical and classical music musician. She holds the title Camille Saint-Saëns's "Le cygne". Alisa was born on April 18th, 1982 in Rochester, New York.

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Alisa Freindlich is an actress. Her most notable accomplishments were from 1957 to present. Alisa was given the name Alisa Brunovna Freindlich by her parent Bruno Freindlich on December 8th, 1934 in Saint Petersburg.

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Alisa was born on July 15th, 1989 in Moscow, Soviet Union.

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Alisa Kozhikina is a pop music musician. Her most notable accomplishments were from 2009 to present. Alisa was born on June 20th, 2003 in Leningrad Oblast.

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How popular is the baby name Alisa in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1945 6 6 0
1946 8 8 0
1947 9 9 0
1948 8 8 0
1949 13 13 0
1950 16 16 0
1951 26 26 0
1952 61 61 0
1953 99 99 0
1954 138 138 0
1955 185 185 0
1956 242 242 0
1957 265 265 0
1958 418 418 0
1959 491 491 0
1960 586 586 0
1961 601 601 0
1962 667 667 0
1963 939 934 5
1964 819 819 0
1965 925 925 0
1966 861 861 0
1967 921 921 0
1968 999 999 0
1969 1,109 1,109 0
1970 1,154 1,154 0
1971 1,066 1,061 5
1972 780 775 5
1973 787 787 0
1974 667 667 0
1975 576 576 0
1976 587 587 0
1977 640 640 0
1978 575 575 0
1979 769 762 7
1980 621 621 0
1981 570 570 0
1982 513 513 0
1983 508 508 0
1984 510 510 0
1985 492 492 0
1986 487 487 0
1987 489 489 0
1988 488 488 0
1989 538 538 0
1990 533 533 0
1991 507 507 0
1992 465 465 0
1993 417 417 0
1994 448 448 0
1995 419 419 0
1996 415 415 0
1997 387 387 0
1998 418 418 0
1999 414 414 0
2000 415 415 0
2001 384 384 0
2002 404 404 0
2003 374 374 0
2004 382 382 0
2005 356 356 0
2006 300 300 0
2007 320 320 0
2008 320 320 0
2009 285 285 0
2010 278 278 0
2011 247 247 0
2012 261 261 0
2013 236 236 0
2014 285 285 0
2015 257 257 0
2016 258 258 0
2017 261 261 0

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Popularity of Alisa as a first name

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Popularity of Alisa as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Alisa U.S.
  White 59.66% 64.26%
  African American 7.95% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 9.66% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 17.05% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Alisa

People with the last name Alisa are most frequently White or Two or More Ethnicities

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Fun Facts about the name Alisa

  • How Popular is the name Alisa? Alisa is the 1,291st most popular name of all time. As a last name Alisa was the 102,197th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Alisa have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 33,275 babies born with the first name Alisa in the United States. That's more than enough people named Alisa to occupy the country of San Marino with an estimated population of 32,312 (as of March 31, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Alisa? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1945 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Alisa first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Alisa is Monday, April 20th, 1874.
  • What year had the most people named Alisa born? The highest recorded use of the first name Alisa was in 1970 with a total of 1,154 babies. That's a lot of babies named Alisa!
  • Random Alisa Factoid: According to the 2017 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Alisa is not a popular baby girl's name in Massachusetts. Imagine that, only 6 babies in Massachusetts have the same name as you in 2017.
  • Weird things about the name Alisa: Your name in reverse order is Asila. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Iaals. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Alisa? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 176 people with the last name Alisa.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Alisa? Alisa is one of the most unique last names recorded.

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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