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GenderFeminine
UsageEnglish

Meaning & History

Possibly a variant of ALICIA, or maybe from the ancient Gaulish city of Alesia.
DiminutivesLesia, Lisha, Lyssa, Lecia
Other Languages & CulturesKalisha, Talisha African American Adalheidis, Adelais Ancient Germanic Alisa Bosnian Alícia Catalan Adelheid, Aleid, Aleida, Alida Dutch Aliisa, Alisa, Alli Finnish Adélaïde, Alice, Alix, Alison French Adelheid, Ada, Alida, Heida, Heidi German Aliki, Kiki Greek Adelaida, Aliz, Ada, Alida, Alíz Hungarian Ailís Irish Adelaide, Alice Italian Alise Latvian Aalis Medieval French Adelajda, Alicja, Ada Polish Adelaide, Alice, Alícia Portuguese Alisa Russian Aileas Scottish Alica Slovak Adelaida, Alicia Spanish Alicia Swedish Alisa Ukrainian Alis Welsh
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currently out of the US top 1000, place names, uncertain etymology
Entry updated July 2, 2008   Contribute