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Meaning and name origin

Elise \e-li-se\ as a girl's name is pronounced el-LEES. It is of French and Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Elise is "God is my oath". Short form of Elisabeth. The form Élise was popular in France in the 17th century and was well-used as an English name by the 19th century, probably made famous by an 1810 Beethoven piano piece, "Für Elise".

Elise has 22 variant forms: Alease, Elease, Eliese, Elisa, Elisee, Elissa, Elisse, Elize, Ellissa, Ellyse, Elyce, Elysa, Elyse, Elyssa, Ilyse, Liese, Liesel, Lieselotte, Liesl, Lise, Lison and Lize.

For more information, see also related girl names Elisha, Elysia, Oleisa and Elizabeth.


Popularity

Elise is a very popular first name for females (#609 out of 4276) but an uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Elise for girls (2014 statistics).


Top 1000 baby names ranking of Elise name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Elise outside U.S.

Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Elise and its variant forms. Variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Elease, Elisa, Elisabeth, Elise, Elisha, Elissa, Elizabeth, Elyse, Elysia, Elyssa and Lise. (2014 statistics).


Top 1000 baby names ranking of Elease, Elisa, Elisabeth, Elise, Elisha, Elissa, Elizabeth, Elyse, Elyssa, Lise in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Elisa, Elisabeth, Elise, Elisha, Elissa outside U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Elizabeth, Elyse, Elysia, Elyssa outside U.S.


Similar Names

Elise is also pronounced similarly to Alice, Alis, Alise, Alisse, Alisz, Alize, Aloise, Alyse, Eilis, Eilise, Eleese, Elice, Eliesse, Elis, Eliz, Ellice, Ellis, Eloise, Elouise, Eloyse, Elysse and Ilise. Other suggested similar baby names are Eilish, Eleisa, Elika, Eline, Elisah, Elish, Elisia, Eliza, Elke, Elkie, Ellke, Ellsa, Ellse, Ellsee, Ellsey, Ellsi, Elois, Eloisa, Els, Elsa, Else, Elsee, Elshe, Elsie, Elssa and Elsy. These names tend to be less commonly used than Elise.

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