Alisa Name Meaning & Origin
Origin of the name Alisa:
A variant form of Alicia (nobility). Variant form of Alice (nobility), a name which evolved through a series of variants from the Germanic Adalheidis (noble one, nobility). Alternatively, the name Alyssa can be derived from the name of the alyssum flower. Var: Alicia, Alycia, Alyssa. Pet: Ali.
From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.
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OTHER SCRIPTS: Алиса (Russian)
PRONOUNCED: ah-LEE-sah (Russian), AH-lee-sah (Finnish)
- Personal experiences with the name Alisa
Ailsa and Alisa are anagrams of each other; both contain the same letters.
I named my daughter Alisa Ann in the 70's. Paul Anka remade the song Monalisa back then and I loved the song. Mon means my in French and I loved the name Lisa but wanted it to match with my mother's middle name Ann. So I really thought back then that I alone had made up the name Alisa, and now various spellings of the name are very popular. She has always loved the fact that Alisa means "noble" and loves her grandma's middle name. We both think it's ironic that a popular name now is her name backwards, annalisa. Both names are beautiful. I call her "Lise" most of the time.
My cousin's name is Alisa. It's a really pretty name!!
- Nicknames for Alisa
- Meanings and history of the name Alisa
Russian and Finnish form of ALICE
- Famous real-life people named Alisa
Alisa Rosenbaum is the birth name of writer Ayn Rand.
Alisa Camplin, Olympic gold and bronze medalist in freestyle skiing (2002; 2006)
- Alisa in song, story & screen
My parents tell me that they got my name Alisa Suzanne from the movie, "Paint Your Wagon", where Clint Eastwood sings about an imaginary girl named Alisa Suzanne.