Gender: Female Origin of Elissa: Variation of Alice or Elizabeth Meaning of Alice: German, "noble"

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.

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misselissa Says:


To me, Elissa, pronounced “ee-Liss-uh” is a nicer name in southern US. Alyssa becomes “Uh-Liss-uh” with the accent and isn’t nearly as attractive or feminine.

Rachel Kent Says:


Love Ellisa sounds and looks pretty 💕🐘 xx

wavygirl Says:


very nice

Zoey_Artemisia Says:


Elissa is also a Greek name meaning 'wanderer'

flora_kate Says:


I have only known girls named Elissa, so I was very surprised to hear that Alyssa was the 'correct' spelling. I like Elissa better :)