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GenderFeminine
UsageEnglish
PronouncedPron.LISH-ə
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Meaning & History

Short form of ALICIA, FELICIA, and other names ending with the same sound.
VariantsLesia, Lyssa, Lecia
Other Languages & CulturesKalisha, Talisha African American Adalheidis, Adelais Ancient Germanic Alisa Bosnian Alícia Catalan Adelheid, Felicia, Aleid, Aleida, Alida Dutch Aliisa, Alisa, Alli Finnish Adélaïde, Alice, Alix, Félicie, Alison French Adelheid, Ada, Alida, Felicie, Heida, Heidi German Aliki, Kiki Greek Adelaida, Aliz, Felícia, Ada, Alida, Alíz Hungarian Ailís Irish Adelaide, Alice, Felicia Italian Felicia Late Roman Alise Latvian Aalis Medieval French Adelajda, Alicja, Felicja, Ada Polish Adelaide, Alice, Alícia, Felícia Portuguese Felicia Romanian Alisa Russian Aileas Scottish Alica Slovak Adelaida, Alicia, Felisa, Felicia Spanish Alicia, Felicia Swedish Alisa Ukrainian Alis Welsh

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currently out of the US top 1000, diminutives, short forms
Entry updated October 11, 2012   Contribute