Alisa

Alisa - A very unique female name



  Jun 15,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Alisa, meaning great happiness, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1951 on position #1924. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Alisa and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Alisa? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Alisa. The baby girl name Alisa was given to 221 baby girls in 2012, ranking #939 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 6,395 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Alisa peaked in popularity 50 years ago in 1969 on position 258.



Famous with this name

Alisa Freyndlikh
Alisa Khazanova
Alisa Allapach


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Alisa is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Alisa is currently topping the baby name charts in Florida at position #502 - and is the least popular in Illinois at position #1,642.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Alisa is where you live.


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Alisa origin and meaning

Alisa is a 5 letter name with 3 syllables. This name means great happiness. To see famous people named Alisa, pop culture references for the name Alisa and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Alisa

We've found the following names that sound similar to Alisa, sorted by popularity.

Alice / Alexis / Alyssa / Alicia / Alexa / Alisha / Alexia / Alissa / Alexus / Alyce /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
2012939
20111024
2010931
2009943
2008858
2007863
2006889
2005763
2004711
2003707
2002630
2001653
2000603
1999605
1998589
1997595
1996559
1995559
1994545
1993579
1992512
1991477
1990461
1989456
1988460
1987458
1986439
1985443
1984412
1983426
1982427
1981394
1980370
1979311
1978366
1977347
1976360
1975363
1974330
1973296
1972309
1971270
1970267
1969258
1968270
1967278
1966290
1965288
1964327
1963302
1962363
1961394
1960394
1959432
1958460
1957599
1956611
1955723
1954794
1953931
19521266
19511924

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Florida502
Connecticut544
New York623
South Carolina689
Pennsylvania691
Georgia758
Washington767
New Jersey816
Oklahoma833
Maryland870
Virginia896
California918
Wisconsin936
Massachusetts940
Michigan946
Indiana1011
Arizona1101
North Carolina1364
Texas1401
Ohio1413
Illinois1642

Even more about Alisa


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Alisa a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique female name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Alisa?

3 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
1969
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Alisa
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 6,395
Letter count 5
Syllable count 3
Year first discovered 1951
2012 births +221

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