Alyssa \a-lyssa, al(ys)-sa\ as a girl's name is pronounced ah-LISS-ah. It is of Greek origin, and the meaning of Alyssa is "rational". Also the name of a bright yellow flower, alyssum. Also variant of Alicia. Actress Alyssa Milano.
Alyssa has 14 variant forms: Alissa, Alisse, Allissa, Allyse, Allyssa, Alysa, Alyse, Alysse, Alyssia, Illissa, Ilyssa, Lissa, Lissie and Lyssa.
For more information, see also related names Alice, Alisa and Elissa.
Baby names that sound like Alyssa are Alessa, Alyss, Alysia, Alyssah, Elyssa and Ulyssa.