ELISE
GENDER: Feminine
PRONOUNCED: e-LEE-zə (German), e-LEE-se (Norwegian, Danish, Swedish), i-LEES (English), i-LEEZ (English)   [key]
Meaning & History
Short form of ELIZABETH
Related Names
VARIANTS: Bettina, Elisa, Elli, Elsa, Else, Ilsa, Ilse, Lies, Liesa, Liese, Liesel, Liesl, Lili, Lilli, Lisa, Lisbeth (German), Eli, Ella, Else, Lilly, Lis, Lisa, Lisbet, Lise, Liss (Norwegian), Eli, Ella, Else, Lilly, Lis, Lisa, Lisbet, Lise, Lissi (Danish), Ella, Elsa, Lilly, Lis, Lisa, Lisbet, Lise (Swedish), Betje, Elly, Els, Else, Elsje, Ilse, Lies, Liese, Liesje, Lisa (Dutch)
OTHER LANGUAGES: Zabel (Armenian), Elixabete (Basque), Elisabeth, Elisheba, Elizabeth (Biblical), Elisabet (Biblical Greek), Elisheba (Biblical Hebrew), Elisabeth (Biblical Latin), Elisaveta (Bulgarian), Elizabeta (Croatian), Alžběta, Eliška (Czech), Eliisabet, Liisa, Liisu (Estonian), Elisabet, Eliisa, Elisa, Ella, Elsa, Liisa, Liisi (Finnish), Élisabeth, Élise, Isabel, Isabelle, Babette, Lili, Lilian, Liliane, Lilianne, Lise, Lisette (French), Bet, Lys (Frisian), Sabela (Galician), Elisabed, Eliso (Georgian), Elisavet (Greek), Elikapeka (Hawaiian), Elisheva (Hebrew), Erzsébet, Izabella, Bözsi, Erzsi, Lili, Liliána, Liza, Zsóka (Hungarian), Elísabet (Icelandic), Eilís, Eilish, Isibéal, Sibéal (Irish), Elisabetta, Isabella, Elisa, Elsa, Isa, Liana, Liliana, Lisa (Italian), Bet, Betje (Limburgish), Elžbieta, Elzė (Lithuanian), Elisaveta, Beti, Veta (Macedonian), Ealisaid (Manx), Ibb (Medieval English), Isabel (Medieval Occitan), Isabèl (Occitan), Elżbieta, Izabela, Izabella, Ela, Eliza, Liliana (Polish), Isabel, Belinha, Elisa, Elisabete, Isabela, Liana, Liliana (Portuguese), Lílian (Portuguese (Brazilian)), Elisabeta, Isabela, Isabella, Liana, Liliana (Romanian), Elizaveta, Yelizaveta, Liza, Lizaveta (Russian), Ealasaid, Elspet, Elspeth, Iseabail, Ishbel, Isobel, Beileag, Lileas, Lilias, Lillias (Scottish), Jelisaveta, Jela (Serbian), Alžbeta, Eliška (Slovak), Elizabeta, Špela (Slovene), Isabel, Ysabel, Eli, Elisa, Elisabet, Isa, Isabela, Liliana (Spanish), Yelyzaveta (Ukrainian), Bethan (Welsh)
Popularity
United States  ranked #159 
England and Wales  ranked #173 
Canada (BC)  ranked #92 
Australia (NSW)  - 
Belgium  ranked #3 
France  ranked #48 
Netherlands  ranked #53 
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Norway  ranked #31 
Scotland  ranked #79 
Sweden  ranked #37