Over the past 110 years, 13 010 girls have been named Elissa. The name Elissa ranks 1126th in the United States among the most common names for girls. For the first time more than ten times newborns were named Elissa in 1931. The peak of popularity of the name Elissa came in the 1970s and 1980s. You can see absolute numbers and relative numbers on the chart. Indicators per 100K more accurately assess the popularity of the name.