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Girl Name: Lyssa

Name: Lyssa
Pronunciation: \l(ys)-sa\
Gender / Sex: girl name girl
Meaning: noble, exalted; rational; from the blessed isles; God's promise; God is my oath; cheerful, lighthearted
Origin: Latin
Sounds Like: Lyssi, Lysa
Similar Names: Nyssa, Nessa, Lesya, Ilyssa, Lesia, Lesha, Lyda, Lyna, Assa, Dessa, Lissy, Elyssa, Lyza, Lyssie, Lyse, Lusa, Lissi, Lisa, Leisa, Leesa, Leasa, Elssa, Jessa, Laryssa, Lisha, Lyla, Lisia, Liesa, Lygia, Lynea, Lyvia, Luisa, Lycia, Lydia, Lynessa, Lynna, Lyria, Lyra, Nissa, Nysa, Rysa, Tassa, Tessa, Tossa, Ulyssa

Description

Lyssa \l(ys)-sa\ as a girl's name is a variant of Alice (Old German), Alyssa (Greek), Elissa (Greek), Elizabeth (Hebrew), Larissa (Latin) and Lissa (English), and the meaning of Lyssa is "noble, exalted; rational; from the blessed isles; God's promise; God is my oath; cheerful, lighthearted".

The baby name Lyssa sounds like Lyssi and Lysa. Other similar baby names are Nyssa, Nessa, Lesya, Ilyssa, Lesia, Lesha, Lyda, Lyna, Assa, Dessa, Lissy, Elyssa, Lyza, Lyssie, Lyse, Lusa, Lissi, Lisa, Leisa, Leesa, Leasa, Elssa, Jessa, Laryssa, Lisha, Lyla, Lisia, Liesa, Lygia, Lynea, Lyvia, Luisa, Lycia, Lydia, Lynessa, Lynna, Lyria, Lyra, Nissa, Nysa, Rysa, Tassa, Tessa, Tossa and Ulyssa.

View a list of the 6 names that reference Lyssa.

Popularity

Lyssa is not a popular first name for women and an equally uncommon surname or last name for both men and women. (1990 U.S. Census)

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