Elissa

Elissa - A very unique female name



  Apr 19,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Elissa appeared on the charts for the first time in 1931 on position #1654. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Elissa and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Elissa? 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 Elissa. The baby girl name Elissa was given to 219 baby girls in 2012, ranking #945 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 6,453 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Elissa peaked in popularity 40 years ago in 1979 on position 497.



Famous with this name

Elissa Knight
Elissa Middleton
Elissa Landi


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Elissa is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Elissa is currently topping the baby name charts in California at position #594 - and is the least popular in Michigan at position #1,257.

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 Elissa is where you live.


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Elissa origin and meaning

Elissa is a 6 letter name with 3 syllables. We couldn't find any information about what this name means. To see famous people named Elissa, pop culture references for the name Elissa and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Elissa

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

Elsie / Elise / Eloise / Elisa / Eliza / Elsa / Elyse / Elisha / Elouise / Eloisa /

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
2012945
20111060
20101170
20091270
20081041
20071207
20061052
2005905
2004877
2003888
2002791
2001795
2000798
1999764
1998720
1997715
1996783
1995755
1994816
1993753
1992735
1991726
1990768
1989629
1988746
1987645
1986591
1985625
1984614
1983547
1982535
1981547
1980532
1979497
1978636
1977628
1976755
1975684
1974821
1973690
1972740
1971718
1970634
1969782
1968768
1967792
1966914
1965972
1964866
1963790
19621035
19611027
1960941
1959907
1958962
19571091
1956903
1955810
1954725
1953691
1952651
1951834
1950903
1949796
1948786
1947970
1946909
1945992
19441032
1943929
19421168
1941957
19401051
1939964
19381060
1937972
1936918
1935897
1934899
1933954
19321234
19311654

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
California594
Texas629
Georgia656
Illinois779
Washington791
Florida856
Utah856
Oklahoma874
New York885
Maryland920
Virginia923
Pennsylvania1027
Michigan1257

Even more about Elissa


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 Elissa 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 Elissa?

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
1979
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Elissa
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 6,453
Letter count 6
Syllable count 3
Year first discovered 1931
2012 births +219

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