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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(Bulgarian) Elisabet(Catalan) Elizabeta, Ela(Croatian) Alžběta, Eliška(Czech) Elisabeth, Isabella, Eli, Elisabet, Elise, Ella, Else, Lilly, Lis, Lisa, Lisbet, Lise, Lissi(Danish) Elisabeth, Isabella, Isabelle, Betje, Elise, Elly, Els, Else, Elsje, Ilse, Isa, Lies, Liesbeth, Liese, Liesje, Lijsbeth, Lisa(Dutch) Eliisabet, Liis, Liisa, Liisi, Liisu(Estonian) Elisabet, Eliisa, Elisa, Ella, Elsa, Liisa, Liisi(Finnish) Élisabeth, Isabel, Isabelle, Babette, Élise, Lili, Liliane, Lilianne, Lise, Lisette(French) Bet, Lys(Frisian) Sabela(Galician) Elisabed, Eliso(Georgian) Elisabeth, Isabel, Isabelle, Bettina, Elisa, Elise, Elli, Elsa, Else, Ilsa, Ilse, Isa, Isabell, Isabella, Lies, Liesa, Liese, Liesel, Liesl, Lili, Lilli, Lisa, Lisbeth(German) Elisavet, Elli(Greek) Elikapeka(Hawaiian) Elisheva(Hebrew) Erzsébet, Izabella, 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) 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)
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