A names, Female, Proto-Indo-European, Virtues/Attributes

Alisa

Alisa is the Russian, Ukrainian, Bosnian, and Finnish form of Alice which comes from Old French Aalis via Germanic Adelais, a short form of Adalheidis meaning “noble kind, type” or “of a noble kind”, made up from Germanic elements adal (noble) and heid (kind, sort, type), both of which derive from a PIE root word. Alisa is also a Spanish and Portuguese word, the third-person singular of alisar meaning “to smooth, to level”.

Origin: Proto-Indo-European

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Variants:

  • Aliisa (Finnish)
  • Alissa (English)
  • Alice (French, English, Portuguese, Italian, Czech)
  • Alise (English)
  • Alyce (English)
  • Alys (English)
  • Alicia (Spanish, Swedish, English)
  • Alesia (English)
  • Alecia (English)
  • Alycia (English)
  • Alyssa (English)
  • Alisha (English)
  • Alesha (English)
  • Alysha (English)
  • Alícia (Catalan, Portuguese)
  • Alix (French)
  • Aalis (Medieval French)
  • Alis (Welsh)
  • Alica (Slovak)
  • Aileas (Scottish)
  • Alicja (Polish)
  • Adelaide (French, English, Italian, Portuguese)
  • Adelaida (Spanish, Hungarian)
  • Adelheid (German, Dutch)
  • Aleida (Dutch)
  • Alíz (Hungarian)
  • Adalheidis (Ancient Germanic)
  • Adelais (Ancient Germanic)
  • Heidi (German, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Finnish, English)
  • Alita (English)
  • Alison (English, French)

 

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