What does Elisa mean?
Elisa [elisa] as a name for girls is of Hebrew origin, and the meaning of the name Elisa is "God is my oath". Elisa is an alternate spelling of Elise (French, Hebrew): short variation of Elisabeth. Elisa is also a derivative of Eliza (Hebrew): short variation of Elizabeth.
Associated with: oath.
47 more related forms via Elise, Elisabeth, Eliza, Elizabeth: Belita, Eilis, Eilish, Elease, Eliasaid, Eliese, Eliesse, Elisabet, Elisavet, Elisse, Eliz, Elize, Elle▲, Ellie▲, Ellsa, Ellse, Ellsee, Ellsey, Ellsi, Ellyse, Els, Elsa, Else, Elsee, Elsie▼, Elsy, Elyce, Elyse▲, Elyzza, Elza, Helsa, Ilsa, Ilse, Ilyse, Leasa, Leesa, Leisa, Liesa, Lis, Lisa▼, Lise, Lisl, Lissa, Liza▼, Lusa, Lysa and Lyssa.Creative forms:
(female) Eliga, Elinsa, ..
(male) Eliel, Elira, .. Middle name pairings:
Elisa Elina (E.E.), ..
How popular is Elisa?
Elisa is a very prominent first name for women (#491 out of 4276, Top 11%) but an unusual last name for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)
Elisa reached its apex position of #360 in the U.S. in the 1980s, and is at #486 presently. (Top Baby Names, 2015)
Which version is better?with its source forms and related girl names. Popular alternative forms of Elisa (#486 last year) are Elizabeth (#13 last year), Ellie (#47), Elise (#174), Eliza (#175), Elsie (#386), Elle (#398), Elsa (#487), Elyse (#653), Aliza (#675), Elisabeth (#718), Lisa (#749), Elissa (#1395), Liza (#1685), Elyssa (#1925), Lise, Lissa, Elease, Lyssa, Else, Leisa, Ilse, Leasa, Leesa and Elza. These relations of Elisa were at the height of their popularity in the 1960s (median #1166) and have become much less popular since (#1198, down 71.9%), with forms like Lisa falling out of fashion. The more fashionable baby names in this compilation are Ellie, Eliza, Elise, Elle, Aliza, Elisa and Elyse.
Elisa▲ is pronounced similarly to Alaisa, Aleesa, Alessa, Alicea, Alisa▼, Alissa▼, Alissah, Allisa, Allisah, Allissa, Allysa, Alysa▼, Alyssa▼, Alyza, Elissia, Eloisa, Elouisa, Elyssia, Ilissa, Ilysa, Ilysah, Ilyssa, Oleesa, Olisa and Ulyssa. Other suggested similar names are Eilise, Eleisha, Elesha, Elga, Elia, Elice, Elicia, Elida, Eligia, Elika, Elina, Elis, Elish, Elisha▼, Elisia, Elita, Elka, Ellga, Ellis▲, Ellisha, Elois, Eloise▲, Eloisia, Elsha, Elssa and Elysia. These names tend to be less frequently used than Elisa.See names in meaning and etymology.