Variation of Alice or Elizabeth

Elissa Origin and Meaning

The name Elissa is a girl's name of Hebrew, German origin.

The Elissa version of a long-popular name is fading in favor of Alyssa, Eliza and other variants. The legion of other forms and spellings includes Alissa, Allissa, Allyssa, Alyssa, Elissah, Ellisa, Ellissa, Ellyssa, Elys, Elyssa, Elyssia, Ilissa, Ilysa, Ilyssa, Lissa, Lissie, Lissy Lyssa.

# 888 in the US

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Elissa Popularity

Famous People Named Elissa

  • Elissa WallAmerican memoirist and ex,fundamentalist Mormon
  • Elissa LandiItalian,American actress
  • ElissaLebanese singer
  • Elissa DownAustralian film director
  • Elissa “Ellie” Downiegymnast for England and Great Britain

Elissa in Pop Culture

  • Elissaanother name for the queen Dido, legendary founder and queen of Carthage
  • Elissaone of the seven young women at the heart of Boccaccio's "The Decameron" , alongside Pampinea, Fiammetta, Filomena, Emilia, Lauretta, and Neifile (Nephele)
  • Elissa Cassidycharacter in movie "House at the End of the Street"
  • Elissa Megan Powersmain character in manga "Empowered"
  • Elissa Stephensoncharacter in the 'Unladylike adventure of Kat Stephenson' by Stephanie Burgis