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GenderFeminine
PronouncedPron.LI-lee German
LEE-LEE French
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Meaning & History

German, French and Hungarian diminutive of ELISABETH, also sometimes connected to the German word lilie meaning "lily". In Hungarian, it can also be diminutive of KAROLINA or JÚLIA.
DiminutiveLisette French
Masculine FormsLilian French Károly Hungarian
Other Languages & CulturesCharlize Afrikaans Carolina Ancient Germanic Iulia, Julia Ancient Roman Zabel Armenian Elixabete Basque Elisabeth, Elisheba, Elizabeth, Julia Biblical Elisabet Biblical Greek Elisheva Biblical Hebrew Elisabeth Biblical Latin Elisaveta, Liliya, Lilyana, Yuliya Bulgarian Carla, Elisabet, Júlia Catalan Ghjulia Corsican Elizabeta, Julija, Karla, Karolina, Ljiljana Croatian Alžběta, Julie, Karolína, Eliška, Kája Czech Caroline, Elisabet, Elisabeth, Isabella, Julia, Julie, Karla, Karolina, Karoline, Lilly, Eli, Elise, Ella, Else, Ina, Lina, Line, Lis, Lisa, Lisbet, Lise, Lissi Danish Carla, Carola, Carolien, Caroline, Elisabeth, Isabella, Isabelle, Julia, Julie, Betje, Elise, Elly, Els, Else, Elsje, Ilse, Isa, Lia, Lieke, Lien, Lies, Liesbeth, Liese, Liesje, Lijsbeth, Lisa Dutch Carla, Carlene, Carlyn, Carolina, Caroline, Charla, Charlee, Elisabeth, Elizabeth, Isabel, Isabelle, Julia, Julie, Lilian, Lillia, Lillian, Lily, Belle, Bess, Bessie, Beth, Betsy, Bette, Bettie, Betty, Bettye, Buffy, Cali, Calleigh, Callie, Cari, Carol, Carolyn, Carrie, Carry, Caryl, Elisa, Elise, Elissa, Eliza, Ella, Elle, Ellie, Elly, Elsa, Elsabeth, Elsie, Elyse, Elyzabeth, Ibbie, Ina, Isabella, Isbel, Isebella, Issy, Izabelle, Izzy, Jools, Jules, Juliet, Kalie, Kallie, Karolyn, Karrie, Leanna, Leesa, Liana, Libbie, Libby, Liddy, Liliana, Lilibet, Lilibeth, Lilliana, Lillie, Lilly, Lina, Lisa, Lise, Lisette, Liz, Liza, Lizbeth, Lizette, Lizzie, Lizzy, Lysette, Tetty English Eliisabet, Liis, Liisa, Liisi, Liisu Estonian Elisabet, Julia, Karoliina, Lilja, Eliisa, Elisa, Ella, Elsa, Iina, Liina, Liisa, Liisi, Lilli Finnish Bet, Lys Frisian Sabela, Xulia Galician Elisabed, Eliso Georgian Elisavet, Elli Greek Elikapeka Hawaiian Elisheva Hebrew Julitta History Elísabet, Lilja, Elsa Icelandic Eilís, Eilish, Isibéal, Iúile, Líle, Sibéal Irish Carla, Carola, Carolina, Elisabetta, Giulia, Isabella, Lilia, Liliana, Elisa, Elsa, Giulietta, Isa, Liana, Lina, Lisa Italian Jūlija, Lilija Latvian Bet, Betje Limburgish Elžbieta, Julija, Karolina, Lilija, Elzė, Lina Lithuanian Elisaveta, Karolina, Liljana, Beti, Veta Macedonian Ealisaid Manx Ibb Medieval English Isabel Medieval Occitan Caroline, Elisabet, Elisabeth, Isabella, Julia, Julie, Karla, Karolina, Karoline, Lilly, Eli, Elise, Ella, Else, Ina, Lina, Line, Lis, Lisa, Lisbet, Lise, Liss Norwegian Isabèl Occitan Elżbieta, Izabela, Izabella, Julia, Karolina, Liliana, Ela, Eliza, Iza, Julita Polish Carla, Carolina, Isabel, Júlia, Julie, Liliana, Belinha, Elisa, Elisabete, Isabela, Julinha, Liana Portuguese Lílian, Eliza, Izabel Portuguese (Brazilian) Elisabeta, Isabela, Isabella, Iulia, Liliana, Liana Romanian Elizaveta, Julia, Juliya, Lilia, Liliya, Lilya, Yelizaveta, Yulia, Yuliya, Liza, Lizaveta Russian Ealasaid, Elspet, Elspeth, Iseabail, Ishbel, Isobel, Lileas, Lilias, Lillias, Beileag Scottish Jelisaveta, Ljiljana, Jela, Ljilja Serbian Alžbeta, Júlia, Eliška Slovak Elizabeta, Julija, Karolina, Lilijana, Špela Slovene Carla, Carolina, Isabel, Julia, Julie, Lilia, Liliana, Ysabel, Eli, Elisa, Elisabet, Isa, Isabela, Lina Spanish Carola, Carolina, Caroline, Elisabet, Elisabeth, Isabella, Julia, Karla, Karolina, Lilly, Elise, Ella, Elsa, Ina, Lina, Lis, Lisa, Lisbet, Lise Swedish Julia, Juliya, Lilia, Liliya, Lilya, Yelyzaveta, Yulia, Yuliya Ukrainian Bethan Welsh
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Entry updated July 2, 2017