Usage: Lissa is a popular first name. It is more often used as a girl (female) name.
People having the name Lissa are in general originating from Seychelles, United Kingdom, United States of America.
For another variant of the name Lissa across the world, see Melissa.
The Growth number corresponding to this first name is 6.
The name Lissa is ranked on the 3,539th position of the most used names. It means that this name is commonly used.
We estimate that there are at least 44900 persons in the world having this name which is around 0.002% of the population.
The name Lissa has five characters. It means that it is relatively medium-length, compared to the other names in our database.
The graph below represents the number of people who were given the name Lissa for each year since 1900 in the U.S.A.:
History and Origin
- the old Venetian name for the Adriatic island of Vis
- the German name for the town of Leszno in Poland
There have been two naval Battles of Lissa fought in the Adriatic Sea near the island of Lissa.
- Battle of Lissa (1811) – 13 March 1811 British frigates defeat a French and Venetian fleet.
- Battle of Lissa (1866) – 20 July 1866 Austrian fleet defeats Italian fleet during Austro-Prussian War.
Lissa is also a female given name, often foreshortened from Melissa.
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