Meaning:From the Blessed Isles; God is My Oath
Elissa is a girl's name which, pardon the aural pun, elicits many meanings. This soft-sounding name has rich historical and mythological roots and is primarily of Greek origin, meaning "from the Blessed Isles." Elissa is considered an alternative name for Dido, Queen of Carthage. Elissa has an evergreen elegance to it and also stems from Hebrew origins. In religious terms, it translates to "God is my oath."
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