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Ulyssa sits on the edge of being both a classical name and one that's quite unfamiliar. Though it does have an old-timey flair, it's still quite a rare name in any time period. Read on to learn more about this name.

Meaning of the name Ulyssa:

Latin: walker

Origin of the name Ulyssa:

Ulyssa is a name of Latin origin that is derived from the masculine Ulysses, which itself means “walker”.

Symbolism of the name Ulyssa:

Ulyssa generally symbolizes a connection with the past, and especially with a classical educaiton.

Style of the name Ulyssa:


Gender of the name Ulyssa:

Ulyssa is a name given primarily the female children.

Pronunciation of the name Ulyssa:


Number of syllables in the name Ulyssa:


Emotion evoked from the name Ulyssa:

Ulyssa tends to evoke emotions related to nostalgia as well as general feelings related to discovery and travel.

Alternative spellings for the name Ulyssa:

Nicknames for the name Ulyssa:

  • Ulie
  • Lyssa
  • Lyss

Popularity of the name Ulyssa:

According to the Social Security Administration, Ulyssa has never ranked on the list of the most popular baby names in the United States.

Related names for the name Ulyssa:

Great middle names for Ulyssa and their meanings:

Famous people with the name Ulyssa:

  • Ulyssa Williams (American actress)

Ulyssas in popular culture:

  • Ulyssa (Linux release build)
  • Ulyssa (character from the novel Burned)