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Popular name in Germany, pronounced Lee-zah.
-- Destry  4/15/2005
Lisa is the name of Elvis Presley's daughter, born Lisa Marie Presley.
-- Anonymous User  8/1/2005
A famous bearer of the name is Lisa Simpson, of the Simpsons.
-- Anonymous User  11/2/2005
Lisa is also a very popular name in Germany. [noted -ed]
-- mfs  11/29/2005
A famous bearer is actress Lisa Bonet who played Denice on the Cosby Show.
-- Arowen Half-Elven  12/6/2005
Lisa is common in Sweden both on its own and as pet name for Elisabeth. I also know a Louisa who goes by Lisa. [noted -ed]
-- Anonymous User  12/17/2005
Lisa was the name of the first personal computer by Apple, also the name of Steve Jobs' daughter.
-- Anonymous User  12/18/2005
Lisa Kudrow is a famous actress, known from the sitcom Friends (where she plays Phoebe).
-- Anonymous User  12/18/2005
LEFT EYE's real name was LISA, 1971-2002 RIP: LISA NICOLE LOPES.
-- DJLBG  1/20/2006
Someone born in the late 60's, because their mom loved Elvis. Makes me think of a someone middle-aged.
-- alliyah1  2/19/2006
On Cat Stevens' Tea for the Tillerman album, there is a song called "Sad Lisa." He pronounces the name as LEE-zuh in the song.
-- WeloveyouJesseLacey  2/20/2006
It's so boring.
-- lindamaree  3/8/2006
When I hear or think of the name Lisa my first reaction is "yuck". I've never liked this name and those I know who bear the name are a few of those I do not like very much.
-- Missy  4/10/2006
How can it bring yuck in your mind? :{ I love this name, it is my cousin's name an it is borne by Lisa Tucker (American Idol).
-- amber monkey  5/16/2006
I dislike this name. It is dated and boring, in my opinion. 'Elizabeth', 'Elisa' and 'Elise' are good alternatives.
-- websurfer  5/28/2006
Lisa has a meaning of its own: A honeybee.
-- EA_Since 1993  7/21/2006
Lisa is ok. I would personally just name my kid Elizabeth/Elisabeth and call her Lisa. I like longer names though.
-- Anonymous User  7/28/2006
The actress Lisa Ann Walter. Her most popular roles are in the films "The Parent Trap" (1998) and "Shall We Dance?" (2004).
-- iva_toneva  8/26/2006
Lisa is a very pretty name. It is a name that can be worn by young or old.
-- Anonymous User  8/29/2006
Listen to the German pronunciation of Lisa here:
http://www.nordicnames.de/Aussprache.html
-- _satu_  9/3/2006
There are authors named Lisa Gardner aka Alicia Scott, Lisa Jackson aka Susan Lynn Crose, Lisa Miscione, Lisa Scottoline and Lisa Unger.
-- Anonymous User  11/28/2006
This name is a little overused, but it's still pretty. These are all the people I know with this name.

Lisa C.
Lisa F.
Lisa L.
Lisa S.
Lisa A.
Lisa Maria B.
Lisa O.
Lisa D.

***That's a whole lot!***
-- Taydbug112  12/17/2006
Lisa is a very, very common name here in Sweden, which is why I dislike it. My name is Lise-Marie, though everyone has always called me Lisa. But now I've started to introduce myself as Lise-Marie because Lisa is so very boring.
-- Luma  1/31/2007
It is much too common.
-- Anonymous User  3/3/2007
My real name, I despise it. Can't wait to change it.
-- Anonymous User  3/4/2007
Seriously, just use Elizabeth or the other spellings of it. This is a horrid name to replace such a classic name.
-- KaiSilvaPhantom  3/4/2007
Lisa Kelly, part of the group Celtic Woman, bears this name.
-- Wunderkind_Princess  3/22/2007
Lisa is a good name to use in combination, like Lisa-Rose or Lisa-Violet.
-- A.R.  4/2/2007
Lisa (liso) is also a Spanish word for "sleek" or "smooth".
-- Anonymous User  4/5/2007
My name is Lisa and I hate it. Not just because it's a boring name but also because you can't shorten it or change it. It wouldn't be so bad if I could change it slightly. I would have preferred to be called Elizabeth so I could choose my preferred shortened version.
-- lisa_7  4/11/2007
Lisa is my name, and I like it. Sometimes I wish the name weren't so common, but part of me also thinks that one of the reasons it's popular is that it has a very lyrical sound to it.
-- ecshell  4/23/2007
This is my name, and I strongly dislike it. I know that it's not always good to have the most common name, but there have only been 3 girls my age that I have ever met with the same name as me. Actually, one of those girls was a year older than me.
Anyways. I'd rather have just been named Elisabeth or another L name because I was named after my grandma. I wouldn't change my name though. It was one of the first gifts my parents gave to me.
-- Hyugafalcon  5/27/2007
Although common, I think it's a really pretty sounding name. It's very nice and it suits a young girl and an older lady. Very pretty.
-- Anonymous User  6/3/2007
Though this is my mom's name, I have never liked this name very much because it is way too common.
-- ellahcooper2495  6/14/2007
Lisa was an omnipresent name for girls in my generation (Gen X); two of the members of my four-girl clique in high school were named Lisa, which meant that the other member and I had a lot of conversations including the phrase, "... no, not that Lisa, the other Lisa". However, its popularity died down in the 80's, so it wouldn't be an overused choice for a baby girl today.
-- elizabeth hamlet  11/21/2007
There is a Welsh song titled "Lisa Lan" or "Fair Lisa."
-- RedGyl  3/23/2008
My name is Lisa. I love it. I hate people who demean it by being hateful Lisas. Yes it is common, but that doesn't make it bad. If you want to change your name from Lisa, please do it because you obviously are not Lisa enough to live up to the name. Lisa Rocks!
-- lisarocks  6/25/2008
My name is also Lisa & I have to say I've only met 4 people with this name, so I haven't found it soooo very common. I like it because it's feminine and not long or complicated. It also remains relatively un-mangled and pronouncable by non-English speaking people, which in today's global village is a plus. My family & very close friends shorten my name, sounds like "lease" - not that I think it's necessary for a name to have nick-name options for it to be used. Another bonus - it's easy to spell, great when you're little & learning to write/spell & not much confusion in adulthood, especially if you've got a long &/or unsual last name.
-- lilmissodd  9/8/2008
Lisa Middelhauve is the former lead singer of the Gothic Metal band Xandria, one of my favorite bands. "Lisa" is short for "Elisabeth", and is pronounced "Lee-zuh", as she is German.
-- harry_sent_me  10/1/2008
A famous bearer of this name is actress Lisa Edelstein who plays Dr. Lisa Cuddy on the fox T.V. series House, M.D.
-- Lady_Skywalker  10/2/2008
It's rather dated and played-out. I have two aunts with this name, both born when this name was at its peak. And the combination Lisa Marie is boring, and who doesn't think of Lisa Marie Presley (not that there's anything wrong with her)?
-- bananarama  10/6/2008
Means smooth in Spanish.
-- Anonymous User  12/18/2008
My mom's name is Lisa, I've always loved it and thought it was really pretty. If you are considering naming your daughter this DO IT! It's so pretty. Whoever said it was 80's is wrong. That's TIFFANY! I know a few people named Lisa who are teenagers. I love it.
-- becca_marciano  6/17/2009
My name's Lisa, when I was younger I hated it because it was so plain, but now I like it. It's not very common, I know of hardly any other Lisas, and I love the meaning behind it, as well as the impression it gives. It may not be fancy and versatile but I'm happy with it.
-- WatashiWaImasen  7/7/2009
A bit chavvy sounding, but there are worse names.
-- Anonymous User  8/11/2009
I'm not from Sweden, but...

I've only met one other Lisa in my entire life, so it's not that common in places I've stayed (London, Paris, Ottawa, and Montreal). I adore my name! Well, my full name is Elizabeth, but a long time ago someone called me Lisa and it stuck.
-- phoenixtears89  10/5/2009
A famous bearer is American actress Lisa Nicole Carson (born July 12, 1969). She's well-known for her supporting roles on "ER" as Carla Reece and as Renee Raddick on "Ally McBeal". She was controversially fired from both shows, due to erratic behavior attributed to schizophrenia.
-- AndrewJKD  12/19/2009
I love this name! I think it's classy and beautiful, and can fit many personalities.
-- ALOF10  2/12/2010
My name is Lisa and I've only met one woman with this name. Personally, I think it's strong (for a feminine name) and very classically beautiful, which are two qualities I like in girl's names. It is uncommon for a girl my age (At the moment, I am 12, almost 13) which I like. In my opinion, it doesn't portray any bad thoughts, but I wouldn't think to name a child this (even if it weren't my own name) because it isn't as unique as I'd like it to be. My aunt gave me the nickname "Leesie" and she is the only person I will allow to call me this. I don't like it when people say the name is too dated, just because it is older and isn't used very commonly anymore, but we'll see who's laughing when I'm 50 and my name still fits my age while I'm surrounded by 40 year old Dakotas and Briannas.
-- EchoSketcher  2/15/2010
All the Lisa's I've met were strange (apart from just one) but it is a fairly nice name. However I'm put off by Lisa Marie Presley, unfortunately I don't like her style of character.
-- starz26  4/6/2010
Famous bearer is author Lisa Klein, who wrote “Ophelia”, “Macbeth’s Daughter” and “Two Girls of Gettysburg”.
-- Lunar_Wolf  8/25/2010
Lisa means smooth in Spanish.
-- Anonymous User  4/30/2011
Lisa is my half sister's name, so it has some positive connotation, but I still find it pretty boring.
-- Christina Rose  5/8/2011
This is my name. I think it's boring as heck. Like a previous poster, I would have preferred Elizabeth so at least I would have had options. I had two close friends throughout school named Lisa (we called each other Big Lisa, Little Lisa, and Skinny Lisa!), and I have two aunts named Lisa. I am a Gen Xer and it seems wherever I go there is another Lisa! Too many Lisas! On the plus side, it seems to have drastically lost its popularity in the U.S., so you'd be pretty safe using the name for a baby these days.
-- obiwan  10/2/2012
It sounds like the sort of name you'd give your child at the last minute, as if there's no time to really think what to call her. Still pretty and everything, just something worth considering.
-- Hushpuppy  2/13/2013
I always liked this name because it's easy to say and spell. Also, it reminds me of Lisa Simpson (who creator Matt Groening named after his own sister).
-- EstherTester  3/23/2013
So trendy in the Sixties. It's really boring.
-- Lolth  7/5/2013
This name is certainly not 'chavvy' or 'boring' in my opinion. Lisa sounds cute and pretty. I think it's awesomely amazing how there is the famous painting "Mona Lisa" with the name Lisa in it. :)
-- LoveHeartKawaii  8/9/2014

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