What secrets hide behind “Alyssa” that makes it rock? Your first name is more than just a name!
The name “Alyssa” is of Greek origin. It’s a name commonly given to girls.
Your name in reverse order is “Assyla.” A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give ‘Salsay.’ How do you pronounce that?
The true meaning of ‘Alyssa’ cannot be described with just a few words. Your name is your destiny, heart’s desire, and personality. Alyssa is a name that signifies a freedom-loving and free-spirited individual. Nothing is conventional with your love of change and adventure. You make sensible decisions very quickly, especially in a dangerous or difficult situation. You are inquisitive and often ask others “Why this?,” “Why that?,” or just plain “Why?.” Multi-tasking is a breeze for you – eat and watch TV at the same time!
Your heart’s desire is peace and harmony above anything else. You need friends and society. Your gentle nature makes you avoid confrontation as much as possible. There’s always an internal battle when you are uncertain about something. Sometimes, you have difficulty stating your needs and opinions openly. Worse, you’ll give up when confronted by a more aggressive person to avoid a fight. You dislike the use of force.
When people hear the name Alyssa, they perceive you as someone who is full of life, uplifting, inspiring, and even charming. You are the life of the party with your lively, intelligent, and witty personality. Others will find you as strikingly attractive and like being the center of attention. You look younger than your age and love beautiful clothes and pieces of jewelry. You have a good sense of humor.
You are a person who is true to your ambitions and interests. Independent, creative, freethinker, and have strong leadership potential. You want to be in charge and tend to like your original ideas. There are times you are impulsive.
Your most likely vocation: public relation officer, sales executive, manager of tourism or transportation, industrialist, game organizer, legal practitioner, dramatist, reporter, administrator, gambler, occultist, psychologist, religious zealot.
Lucky colors: Light gray, light shades of nearly any other color
Lucky gem(s): Light-colored stones
Lucky day(s): Tuesday
Lucky botanicals: Hazel, marjoram, oats, parsley, mushroom, parsnips, all types of nuts
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Hey Alyssa! Did you know that coffee and word games are an excellent combination to sharpen your vocabulary? Let’s give it a quick spin. Within 30 seconds, how many words can you think of from the letters in your first name? Check your answers here: Words with these letters ALYSSA. (Sponsored by WordFinder.Cafe)
“Alyssa” is the 14th most popular baby girl’s name in Maryland as reported in the 2002 U.S. Social Security Administration data (ssa.gov). Imagine that, 226 babies in Maryland have the same name as you in 2002. A total of 12,863 babies also bear the same first name during that year in the U.S. From 1880 to 2018, the highest recorded use of this name was in 1999 with a total of 14,035 babies. That’s a lot of baby Alyssas.
Since 1880 up to 2018, the name “Alyssa” was recorded 306,930 times in the SSA public database. Using the UN World Population Prospects for 2019, that’s more than enough Alyssas to occupy the country of French Guiana with an estimated population of 296,847.
The name first appeared in the year 1950 and given to five newborn babies. (See FAQ) It became a popular name in the year 1986 with a rank of #85 nationwide and was registered 3,223 times as a baby girl’s name. Alyssa became a popular girl’s name in the state of New Mexico in the year 2004. It ranked #1 with 112 babies. The all-time high record for this name was in 1999 in the state of California with 2,088 baby girls.
This name is a consistent top ranking girl’s name in the state of California for 33 years from 1986 to 2018 (may not be consecutive).
For the past eight decades (1939 to 2018), the name “Alyssa” was recorded 306,930 times in the SSA database.
Now you know why your first name rocks. Time to show your creativity! Try exploring the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers, or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV, or movie characters. Remember, this is purely just for fun.
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