Name: Elissa

Origin and Meaning of the Name Elissa

  • Meaning:
    My God is a vow
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  • Meaning:
    My God is a vow
  • Origin:
  • Meaning:
    My God is a vow
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  • Gender:
    Girl
  • Pronunciation:
    (eh LEE ssa)
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Miscellaneous Info for Elissa

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    English speaking countries
  • Additional Info:
    A short form of Elisabeth, Elissa is also bestowed as an independent given name.

    Elissa is another name of the mythological, famous and tragic queen Dido of Carthage. Her history and faith formed a part of the plot of Virgil's Aeneas.
    In this case, the name Elissa is probably a Greek rendering of the Phoenician Elishat.

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