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It's German.
Arie1207  12/29/2004
Dainty, fairylike and very sweet, Elise is one of my favorite names.
tmarie  6/17/2005
My mother wanted to call me this because of the Beethoven piano piece 'Für Elise'.
― Anonymous User  7/1/2005
This is a very strong, elegant name. And it's very lady-like and artistic. And yes, Beethoven wrote a symphony called "Fur Elise," but some German words are adapted and/or burrowed from the French language.
Tbird  7/2/2005
My name is Elise and I have always hated it. It is bland and I love my family name, Aine, much more.
poetic_freedom  2/2/2006
We are adopting a baby girl from China late this summer and we both like this name. Sounds pretty and seems like it could work for a little girl and grow with her over time. Looking for something that is not too overdone.
― Anonymous User  2/10/2006
I love this name but not Alyce or any of those other versions of it.
lindamaree  3/8/2006
Pronounced EL - LEESE.
lindamaree  3/8/2006
Jane Seymour's character in Somewhere in Time is named Elise McKenna.
malinate  4/12/2006
Elise is a very pretty, elegant name. A name you could easily grow up with. Not over popular too which is nice.
― Anonymous User  4/29/2006
I like this name, it's so cute! I knew an adorable little girl with a head of really curly blonde hair, blue eyes, and pale skin. She was really shy and quiet and I think that fits this name perfectly! Her sister was named Audrey, FYI.
little_kit  5/7/2006
This is my name. I never have to worry about getting mixed up with other girls at school, because I am the only Elise. Not only is it pretty, it ages well. The only possible downside is constantly getting called Elsie by people who can't read.
Alexandrina  6/26/2006
Listen to the German pronunciation of Elise here:
_satu_  9/3/2006
My only sister is named Christen Elise. If our brother had been a boy, he would have been named Elise something. Elise, a variant of Elizabeth, means, among other things, "Oath of God". My sister, though only eleven, loves her name because it references God -- something I wish my name did. Elise is cute and adorable for a little girl yet elegant and beautiful for a woman. I would name my daughter Elise, but the name is taken in our family.
Adr90  11/11/2006
There is a novelist named Elise Title.
― Anonymous User  11/28/2006
There is a great song by The Cure called "A Letter to Elise".
― Anonymous User  1/15/2007
Elise is another one of my favorites. I love how it's sweet and short. I love names that are sweet and short.
EgYpTiAn PrInCeSs  1/16/2007
I go by Elise; it's actually my middle name. I love my name and I haven't met a single other person with it!
― Anonymous User  2/1/2007
My parents named me Elise Anna Marie. Elise was after Beethovens "Fur Elise", and the Anna Marie, was after a woman who is said to have been Beethoven's mistress. I'm not sure why I was given this name. Kind of weird. I guess my parents had an obsession with Beethoven.
― Anonymous User  2/20/2007
I love the name Elise, and I was named Elise after "A Letter To Elise" by The Cure.
rubyslippers  5/6/2007
Also pronounced E-lee-sa in German.
― Anonymous User  6/26/2007
Elise is Delia's mother in the book Vanishing Acts by Jodi Picoult. In the book, Elise is Spanish.
― Anonymous User  7/16/2007
My name is Aliese, a variant of Elise. The pronunciation is more like "uh-lees" (hence the "A" and not "E") but I still get called "ee-lees". I really like my name because it's unusual.
― Anonymous User  8/17/2007
My name is Elise. I always hated it because people would call me Elsie. Also, everytime someone would say "atleast" I would turn around. So, that got annoying. I ended up loving my name because I don't know anyone else with it. So I love my name. (except for all the misunderstandings)
aldoyorkmit  9/18/2007
I've heard it pronounced "e-LICE"?
maria_martillo  9/29/2007
My sister's middle name is Elise (ee-LEESE) after my late Grandmother Elsie. We just switched the 'i' and the 's'. I love the name, and it's cool spelled 'Elyse', too.
edenrowe  12/30/2007
I named my daughter Ellice pronounced Elise. I choose to spell it a little different. I think Ellice is a lovely name.
yvettephilpott  3/9/2008
My parents named me Elise after the cure song "LETTER TO ELISE."
I've always hated my name because I get called Elsie all the time. Also when at fast food places that ask for your name and then call out your order by your name, everyone misspronounces Elise so I never know what order is mine.
― Anonymous User  5/5/2008
I like this name a lot, like I also like Elsa. For some strange reason, this name always makes me picture some enigmatic, classy-looking, somewhat aloof and cold young woman with long, brown hair and pale skin, in other words, the same things as Elsa, with the exception that Elsa makes me picture a similar woman with blonde hair.
slight night shiver  5/23/2008
I love this name, it is the name of one of my favourite authors (Elise Primavera). It is something different and it sounds so delicate, and lovely.
mary26  7/19/2008
This is a pretty name, but could easily be confused with Alice.
― Anonymous User  10/19/2008
How pretty! What a sweet, elegant and strong name. So different and not all trendy like some trashy made-up names I've heard. I'd consider this name if not for my daughter then for my niece if I ever have one! This name gives me an image of a girl who is polite, yet makes her feelings known, is so strong yet so gentle, someone who doesn't give up.
_0TophasNails_1  11/24/2008
This name is beautiful, elegant, and sophisticated. If my wife and I were to have another daughter, I would want her name to be Elise.
― Anonymous User  11/25/2008
Elise Ray was as an American gymnast who went to the 2000 Olympic Games in Sydney, Australia.
― Anonymous User  12/5/2008
This is a beautiful name, I think. I love names like Eliza, Eli, Elliot, Elias, and this one. And the fact that 'El' is associated with God makes me like the names even more.

This name always reminds me of Princess Elise the Third of Soleanna, from the video game series I'm so addicted to.
Ayla  1/6/2009
I have a sister named Elise and I love her! Though, I feel sorry for her because everybody gets her name wrong. Examples: Alise, Elsie, Elies-something like that, etc.
Tessanator  4/19/2009
'Lis' in French means lily, like the French coat of arms, 'fleur de lis' it means lily flower.
― Anonymous User  9/10/2009
My name is Elisabeth, but I go by Elise. I live in Germany and I pronounce it e-LEEZ, without the e at the end. Both ways are used here, though.
Lieselchen  11/20/2010
I like the name it's pretty. One of my middle names has Elise in it:
Angelise Angel+Elise
Elise is a short form of Elisabeth.
earthangel  3/6/2011
Elise is a surname. Elise means God's promise. Actress Kimberly Elise has this middle name but she uses it as her last name.
earthangel  3/6/2011
This is my name but spelled Aliese. It's pronounced the same though. I find the spelling of my name very strange. People always try to call me Alice or Elisa. I decided everyone should just call me Ally.
It's a nice name, just to confusing and gets mixed up a lot.
― Anonymous User  8/30/2011
Elise is the middle name of American actress Dianna Agron.
― Anonymous User  12/12/2011
I've always thought this was a beautiful and graceful name but unfortunately, I went to high school with a girl named Elise who ruined the name for me for a very long time. Thankfully, I never see her anymore so I've slowly started to appreciate the name again.
renee06  5/9/2012
Elise Eberle (born 1993 in Albuquerque, New Mexico) is an American actress.
― Anonymous User  7/20/2012
Nicknamed: Ellie or Leese
SEC908  10/25/2012
I have a feeling this will become another filler middle name.
Tiger Lilly  8/7/2013
I think this is a good middle name, but it strikes me as kind of boring for a first name.
― Anonymous User  8/23/2013
Elise is also the name of Beethoven's famous song "Fur Elise" Which was named after a woman named Elise.
Oceanofrain  9/17/2013
The name sounds like silk when I say. This is one of the reasons I love it. It is a such a cute name but I would rather us it for a character instead of a daughter. But I still love the name!
MusicBelle  10/18/2013
The car Lotus Elise. I like it nonetheless.
― Anonymous User  2/9/2014
Elise Rainier is a character in the Insidious film series. She dies at the end of the first one, but appears nonetheless in the second and presumably in the third.
― Anonymous User  4/17/2014
My daughters' name is Elise Marie, I always loved this combination! Such a sweet and classy name.
Fabiana  5/6/2014
Princess Elise is a fictional character that appears in the Sonic the Hedgehog 2006 video game.
― Anonymous User  5/17/2014
Hi my name is elyse. Is that weird? A y instead of an i? Did you know someone spelled my name eleasea. She had no idea how to spell my name.
elyse  6/14/2014
Always hated my name growing up... but as an adult I get a lot of comments from others saying that they like it or it's a pretty name. But as a child... I hated my mother... (not really). My hubby plays Fur Elise for me. It's a popular name in books as well, and there is a Lotus Elise in England.
mainecantwait14  9/19/2014
It's pronounced e-LEES in Swedish, not e-LEE-se.
Beautiful Victory  12/4/2014
Fur Elise (German for "For Elise") is a famous composition by Ludwig van Beethoven.
― Anonymous User  9/11/2015
Elise is the French version of Elizabeth, it's not German, yes there is a song called fur Elise by Beethoven but the name itself does not originate from Germany.
Elise Wyatt  11/24/2015
My name is Elise and the E is pronounced as an E. Overall I love my name because it's unique and I'm the only person in my class with it. I hate it when I meet someone with the same name. Sometimes I get called "Alise", or "Elsie" by people who can't read. I also jump or turn my head whenever I hear someone say "at least" because they sound so similar. My mother first heard the name Elise from the mom on "Family Ties".
nerdalert219  1/2/2016
This name is wonderful. It would sound great as a first name, especially as a middle name. I know someone who pronounces it i-LEES. If I ever have a daughter I would probably name her Elise.
lilolaf  1/9/2016
Elise is the name of a character from Fire Emblem: Fates. She is the youngest child of King Garon of Nohr and a foster sister to the protagonist Corrin.
Buneary  3/29/2016
Elise is a cute name for a sexy female.
Sergei  5/18/2016
This name is always confused with Elyse and Elsie. It is very nice though.
Eileen1209864  6/30/2016
My name is Elise and my mother named me after fur Elise and letters to Elise and many other reasons but my full name is Mary Elise Eggers and I am half Irish and Scottish. My relatives have Mcarthur blood because my mom's name is B Mcarthur and my dad's is R Eggers, so yea, my name is basically German but I'm fully Irish.
Mary Elise Eggers  8/1/2016
In english, Elise is pronounced Eh-lease, NOT ee-leez.
― Anonymous User  8/23/2016
I've always pictured an Elise as an angel-like girl.
― Anonymous User  6/19/2017
My niece has this name spelled, "Elisse" which I prefer. It is a very pretty, classy name. She too likes her name a lot, especially since it is not very common. This is a timeless classic.
Graceful1  2/10/2018

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