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Meaning of Ellyssa

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The name Ellyssa has the following meaning:

Pledged to God. A very popular name. Traditional and elegant sounding, this name was popularized greatly by the famous actress Elizabeth Taylor. It is also the name of the mother of John the Baptist.
It is a female name, suitable for baby girls.


As a baby girl name, Ellyssa is currently not a popular baby name in the USA.

There are no available USA popularity statistics for the name Ellyssa for the past 100 years. However, the following chart shows the popularity ranking for the name Elizabeth, of which the name Ellyssa is a variant.
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The name Ellyssa is very likely a(n) Hebrew variant of the name Elizabeth.

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You might also like to see the other variants of the name Elizabeth.

Related names

The following names are baby names related to Ellyssa and are suitable names for brothers and sisters of Ellyssa: Boys - Abner, Aden, Asa, Izayah, Jace, Javen, Mahlon, Orley, Orly, Girls - Avie, Delilah, Leia, Lizeth, Nita, Rachel, Sharonda, Both genders - Edna



We think the name Ellyssa should fall under the following style category: Biblical.

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Based on our research, most people would imagine a person with the name Ellyssa to be: Friendly and beautiful woman

In one word, you might describe Ellyssa as a(n) "beautiful" person.

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