It's derived from the Greek-named flower Alyssum, A meaning NOT and Lyssum meaning INSANE. It also means Noble, honest, logical, and sane.
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Alyssa actually means NOBLE.
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Alyssa is alternatively derived from the alyssum flower.
Famous Name alyssa
is an American gymnast and student. Beckerman was a member of the United States National Gymnastics Team from 1997 to 2000. Her highest honor was making the 1999 World Gymnastics Championships although she was unable to compete due to a wrist injury. She was named an alternate member of the 2000 US Olympic team, but was unable to compete because Tasha Schwikert (the other alternate member) was instead selected in place of an injured Morgan White. Beckerman competed on the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) intercollegiate gymnastics team from 2001 to 2003 while pursuing a degree in sociology.
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Meaning of Alyssa in Greek origin/culture for Girl name with history and fame details.