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Lissa

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African and Arabic mythology name; diminutive of Melissa
"pledged to God"

Lissa Origin and Meaning

The name Lissa is a girl's name of Dutch, African origin.
Lissa might be an abbreviation of Melissa, but it's more substantial in its own right: Lissa is the name of a supreme mother goddess in African mythology and an Arabic symbol of rebirth.
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Famous People Named Lissa

  • Lissa EvansBritish TV producer and writer
  • Lissa MuscatineAmerican presidential speechwriter
  • Lissa LauriaAmerican actress
  • Lissa EndrigaAmerican TV presenter ("Destination X")
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Lissa in Pop Culture

  • Vasilisa "Lissa" Dragomircharacter in the Vampire Academy series
  • Melissa "Lissa" Danielsmain character from Kody Keplingers "Shut Out"
  • Lissa Mullancharacter in "What's Left of Me" by Kat Zhang
  • Lissa Millercharacter in MTV's "Awkward"
  • Lissacharacter from video game "Fire Emblem: Awakening"
  • Lissacharacter in the second book of the Maximum Ride series
  • Lissaisland in the Adriatic Sea (aka Vis)
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