Throughout the last century or two, there have been many names that have been twisted and respelled in dozens of different ways, and Alicia is a great example of that. Alyshia is just one of many alternative spellings for the name. All versions of the name are actually a take on the more common Alice, which has been fairly popular as a “grandma name” lately — it's currently in the top 100 names for girls in the United States. If you like Alicia but want to add some creativity to it, Alyshia makes a great choice for your little girl.

Meaning of the name Alyshia:

Germanic: Noble

Origin of the name Alyshia:

Alyshia is an alternative spelling of Alicia. All versions of the name are ultimately derived from the Germanic name Alice, which means “noble.”

Symbolism of the name Alyshia:

Alyshia doesn't offer too much in the way of symbolism. New parents might choose the name hoping their daughter grows up to keep her head held high and maintains a noble character.

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Gender of the name Alyshia:

Alyshia is a girl's name.

Pronunciation of the name Alyshia:

ah-LEE-sha or ah-LEE-she-ah or ah-LEE-cee-ah

Number of syllables in the name Alyshia:

Three or four, depending on pronunciation

Emotion evoked from the name Alyshia:

The baby name Alyshia evokes images of someone who is not afraid of a challenge. She works hard and is willing to do whatever is necessary to succeed in life.

Alternative spellings for the name Alyshia:

Nicknames for the name Alyshia:

  • Ally
  • Aly
  • Ali 
  • Lis
  • Lycie

Popularity of the name Alyshia:

According to the Social Security Administration, Alyshia has never been a top 1,000 baby name for boys or girls in the United States.

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