Over the past 110 years, 307 023 girls and 70 boys have been named Alyssa. The name Alyssa ranks 116th in the United States among the most common names for girls. For the first time more than ten times newborns were named Alyssa in 1959. The peak of popularity of the name Alyssa came in the 1990s and 2000s. You can see absolute numbers and relative numbers on the chart. Indicators per 100K more accurately assess the popularity of the name.