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Gender: Female Meaning of Alisa: "great happiness" Origin of Alisa: Hebrew

Alisa Origin and Meaning:

The name Alisa is a girl's name of Hebrew, Russian origin meaning "great happiness".

Alisa is less popular than more complicated forms of Alice like Alyssa or Alicia, perhaps because of its association with the once-overused Lisa.

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Pop Culture References for the name Alisa

Aliza, Alyssa, Allisa, Allissa, Allisah, Allysah, Alyssah, Allysa, Alitza, Allissah, Alisah, Alissa, Alissah, Alitzah

Comments

sablemae98 Says:

2017-07-27T22:12:45

This can be pronounced ah-lee-zah, right? Unless I'm misinformed, this is the way Ayn Rand's given name was said.

EvelinRose Says:

2017-03-07T05:41:56

Ha, to me it meant "No it's not Alyssa, Alycia, Alessia, Alisha, Alessa, Alicia..." But I digress, this name is fairly popular in Eastern and Northern Europe, where people would probably pronounce it right.

Fluffykitten101 Says:

2016-10-02T05:57:10

Ironic, huh? It means great happiness and you really don't like it. :)

EvelinRose Says:

2016-08-17T00:25:01

I really don't like this name, though that might be because I've lived my whole life with it. I personally would not advise someone to name their child this as I grew up with it and know first hand what living with this name is like. But if you like it, go ahead. (: