Baby Name Popularity, Data, and History


Meaning: Noble
Main Origin Language: Greek
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In 2017 the name Alyssa...

• was given to 2,227 baby girls
• was the 133rd most popular name for baby girls
• was 80% less popular than it was ten years ago
• was most popular in West Virginia, California, and Mississippi
• was least popular in Vermont, New Hampshire, and South Dakota
• was about as popular as Margaret and Adalyn
Babies Named Alyssa Born Per Year
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(In years of less than five births the number born is listed as zero and the rank was set to be the maximum rank)

Historically the name Alyssa...

• achieved it's highest popularity in 1999
• achieved it's lowest popularity in 1951
• is 44046% more common in the 2010s than it was in the 1950s
• is 62% less common in the 2010s than it was in the 1990s
• has the most similar popularity history to Jasmyne, Katelyn, Caitlyn, Zackary, Dashawn, Marquez
• has the most opposite popularity history to Joy, Rosalyn, Twyla, Vito, Lorin, Lionel
Rank Popularity of Baby Name Alyssa Per State
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Geographically the name Alyssa...

• 10% more popular west of the Mississippi than east of the Mississippi
• has the most similar state naming pattern as Adrianna, Ariel, River, Christian, Joel, Ayden
• has the most opposite state naming pattern as Grace, Nora, Quinn, Bennett, Maxwell, Henry
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Average Age of Benjamin
54 Years
Benjamin is older than 83% of all names
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More information on Alyssa by the Baby Name Institute

• How many babies named Alyssa are born every second?
• What are the chances a kid named Alyssa will be the only kid named Alyssa in his class?
• How similar is the naming popularity of Alyssa compared to other names?
• How was each statistic for this page calculated?
• How does Alyssa rank among the top 2,500 names of the year?
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