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Julissa



Origin: English, Spanish

Meaning: either an elaborate form of Julia, the feminine form of Julius possibly meaning "downy-bearded" from Greek ioulos. It could also be related to the Roman god Jupiter composed of elements dyeus meaning "shine" or "sky" and pater meaning "father", meaning "heavenly father" or "sky father".

It could also be a combination of Julia and Isabel, the latter being a medieval Occitan form of Elizabeth meaning "my God is abundance" or "my God is an oath".

Nicknames: Jules, Julie, Lissa


Variants:
  • Yulissa (Spanish)


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