Popularity:4907
Origin:Hebrew
Meaning:God is my oath
Elyssa as a girl's name is of Greek and Hebrew origin meaning "God is my oath." Elyssa is a variant of the Greek name Elissa while the Hebrew name is the more recognizable Elizabeth. When it comes to Greek myth, Elyssa relates closely to the word Elysium. This was supposedly the place where heroes would go to rest upon passing. Sometimes known as Elysian Fields, this area is said to be paradise with nature flourishing in abundance. If baby is your own piece of paradise, Elyssa is an excellent choice with a great story behind it.

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