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Gender Feminine
Pronounced Pron. i-LIE-zə(English)
eh-LYEE-za(Polish)
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Meaning & History

Short form of ELIZABETH. It was borne by the character Eliza Doolittle in George Bernard Shaw's play Pygmalion (1913) and the subsequent musical adaptation My Fair Lady (1956).
DiminutiveLillia(English)
Other Languages & CulturesZabel(Armenian) Elixabete(Basque) Elisabeth, Elisheba, Elizabeth(Biblical) Elisabet(Biblical Greek) Elisheva(Biblical Hebrew) Elisabeth(Biblical Latin) Elisaveta, Elizabet(Bulgarian) Elisabet(Catalan) Elizabeta, Ela(Croatian) Alžběta, Eliška(Czech) Elisabeth, Isabella, Eli, Elisabet, Elise, Ella, Else, Lilly, Lis, Lisa, Lisbet, Lise, Lissi(Danish) Elisabeth, Isabeau, Isabella, Isabelle, Betje, Elise, Elly, Els, Else, Elsje, Ilse, Isa, Lies, Liesbeth, Liese, Liesje, Lijsbeth, Lisa, Lize(Dutch) Eliisabet, Liis, Liisa, Liisi, Liisu(Estonian) Elisabet, Eliisa, Elisa, Ella, Elsa, Liisa, Liisi(Finnish) Élisabeth, Isabel, Isabelle, Babette, Élise, Isabeau, Lili, Liliane, Lilianne, Lise, Lisette(French) Bet, Lys(Frisian) Sabela(Galician) Elisabed, Eliso(Georgian) Elisabeth, Isabel, Isabelle, Babette, Bettina, Elisa, Elise, Elli, Elsa, Else, Ilsa, Ilse, Isa, Isabell, Isabella, Lies, Liesa, Liese, Liesel, Liesl, Lili, Lilli, Lisa, Lisbeth(German) Elisavet(Greek) Elikapeka(Hawaiian) Elisheva(Hebrew) Elizabet, Erzsébet, Izabella, Bettina, Bözsi, Erzsi, Lili, Liliána, Lilien, Zsóka(Hungarian) Elísabet, Elsa(Icelandic) Eilís, Eilish, Isibéal, Sibéal(Irish) Elisabetta, Isabella, Bettina, Elisa, Elsa, Isa, Liana, Liliana, Lisa(Italian) Elizabete, Elīza(Latvian) Bet, Betje(Limburgish) Elžbieta, Elzė(Lithuanian) Elisaveta, Beti, Veta(Macedonian) Ealisaid(Manx) Ibb(Medieval English) Isabeau(Medieval French) Isabel(Medieval Occitan) Elisabeth, Isabella, Eli, Elisabet, Elise, Ella, Else, Lilly, Lis, Lisa, Lisbet, Lise, Liss(Norwegian) Isabèl(Occitan) Elisabeta, Isabela, Isabella, Liana, Liliana(Romanian) Elizaveta, Yelizaveta, Liza, Lizaveta(Russian) Ealasaid, Elspet, Elspeth, Iseabail, Ishbel, Isobel, Beileag, Lileas, Lilias, Lillias(Scottish) Jelisaveta, Ela, Jela, Jelica(Serbian) Alžbeta, Eliška(Slovak) Elizabeta, Ela, Špela(Slovene) Isabel, Ysabel, Eli, Elisa, Elisabet, Isa, Isabela, Liliana(Spanish) Elisabet, Elisabeth, Isabella, Elise, Ella, Elsa, Lilly, Lis, Lisa, Lisbet, Lise(Swedish) Yelyzaveta, Yelysaveta(Ukrainian) Bethan(Welsh)
Same SpellingElīza
User SubmissionElíza

People think this name is

classic   formal   upper class   natural   wholesome   refined   strange   serious   nerdy  
Hungary: May 24
Latvia: September 2 (as Elīza)
Poland: June 14
Poland: August 17
Poland: September 2

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