Alyssa is a long-running popular name (currently in the Top 60), related to the flower alyssum as well as to the classic Alice and variants. Alyssa Milano helped give it a bounce back when she was still a child sitcom star.
Alyssa JayneMilano, American actress
Alyssa ElaineMiller, American model
Alyssa Marie Campanella, Miss USA 2011
Alyssa Sutherland, Australian model Skye Alyssa Friedman, American actress
Alyssa AshleyReid, Canadian singer-songwriter
Alyssa ElaineDiaz, American actress
Alyssa KatherineNicoleBarlow, musician of American group BarlowGirl
Alyssa Jean Healy, Australian cricketer
Alyssa Thomas, American basketball player
Alyssa JeanAnderson, American Olympic swimmer
Alyssa Mastromonaco, U.S. White House Deputy Chief of Staff for Operations
Alyssa Michele Naeher, American soccer player
Alyssa Ashcroft, character in the video game "Resident Evil: Outbreak"
Alyssa Callaway, character in movie "It Takes Two"
Alyssa Rothman, character in movie "Fire on the Amazon"
Alyssa Jones, character in movie "Chasing Amy"
Alyssa Ogawa, character in the Star Trek series
Alyssa Searrs, character in manga/anime "My-HiME"