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A variation of the more formal-sounding Alicia, the breezier Alyssa rocketed in popularity in the 1980s, thanks to actress Alyssa Milano who played Tony Danza’s daughter in the TV hit Who’s the Boss?. The name has held onto its place as a top baby girl name ever since.
Alys, Allyson, Allyse, Alise, Ailisa
Actress Alyssa Milano