Given Name ELSE

GENDER: Feminine
PRONOUNCED: EL-se (Danish, Norwegian), EL-zə (German), EL-sə (Dutch)  [details]

Meaning & History

Short form of ELISABETH.
VARIANTS: Elise, Lilly, Lisa, Lise (Danish), Elise, Lilly, Lisa, Lise (Norwegian), Bettina, Elisa, Elise, Elli, Elsa, Ilsa, Ilse, Lies, Liesa, Liese, Liesel, Liesl, Lili, Lilli, Lisa, Lisbeth (German), Betje, Elise, Elly, Els, Elsje, Ilse, Lies, Liese, Liesje, Lisa (Dutch)
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Zabel (Armenian), Elixabete (Basque), Elisabeth, Elisheba, Elizabeth (Biblical), Elisabet (Biblical Greek), Elisheva (Biblical Hebrew), Elisabeth (Biblical Latin), Elisaveta (Bulgarian), Elisabet (Catalan), Elizabeta (Croatian), Alžběta, Eliška (Czech), Elisabeth, Elizabeth, Isabel, Isabelle, Belle, Bess, Bessie, Beth, Betsy, Bette, Bettie, Betty, Bettye, Buffy, Elisa, Elise, Elissa, Eliza, Ella, Elle, Ellie, Elly, Elsa, Elsabeth, Elsie, Elyse, Elyzabeth, Ibbie, Isabella, Isbel, Isebella, Issy, Izabelle, Izzy, Leanna, Leesa, Liana, Libbie, Libby, Liddy, Lilian, Liliana, Lilibet, Lilibeth, Lillia, Lillian, Lilliana, Lisa, Lise, Lisette, Liz, Liza, Lizbeth, Lizette, Lizzie, Lizzy, Tetty (English), 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), Elisavet, Elli (Greek), Elikapeka (Hawaiian), Elisheva (Hebrew), Erzsébet, Izabella, Bözsi, Erzsi, Lili, Liliána, Zsóka (Hungarian), Elísabet, Elsa (Icelandic), Eilís, Eilish, Isibéal, Sibéal (Irish), Elisabetta, Isabella, Elisa, Elsa, Isa, Liana, Liliana, Lisa (Italian), Bet, Betje (Limburgish), Elžbieta, Elzė (Lithuanian), Elisaveta, Beti, Veta (Macedonian), Ealisaid (Manx), Ibb (Medieval English), Isabel (Medieval Occitan), Isabèl (Occitan), Elżbieta, Izabela, Izabella, Ela, Eliza, Iza, Liliana (Polish), Isabel, Belinha, Elisa, Elisabete, Isabela, Liana, Liliana (Portuguese), Eliza, Izabel, Lílian (Portuguese (Brazilian)), Elisabeta, Isabela, Isabella, Liana, Liliana (Romanian), Elizaveta, Yelizaveta, Liza, Lizaveta (Russian), Ealasaid, Elspet, Elspeth, Iseabail, Ishbel, Isobel, Beileag, Lileas, Lilias, Lillias (Scottish), Jelisaveta, Jela (Serbian), Alžbeta, Eliška (Slovak), Elizabeta, Špela (Slovene), Isabel, Ysabel, Eli, Elisa, Elisabet, Isa, Isabela, Liliana (Spanish), Elisabet, Elisabeth, Isabella, Elise, Ella, Elsa, Lilly, Lis, Lisa, Lisbet, Lise (Swedish), Yelyzaveta (Ukrainian), Bethan (Welsh)

Categories

currently out of the US top 1000, diminutives, short forms
Entry updated July 2, 2017