Meaning and name origin
Eliza \e-li-za\ as a girl's name is of Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Eliza is "God is my oath". Short form of Elizabeth, first used as an independent name in the 16th century. Literary: name of the escaping slave in "Uncle Tom's Cabin", and Cockney flower girl Eliza Dolittle in "My Fair Lady". Actress Eliza Dushku.
Eliza is a very popular first name for females (#718 out of 4276, Top 17%) but an uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Eliza for girls. Eliza reached its highest rank of #104 in the U.S. in 1880-1889. (2014 statistics).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Eliza and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Elizabeth (#14), Eliza (#212), Elisa (#498), Aliza (#818), Liza, Liz and Elza. (2014 statistics).
Eliza▲ is also pronounced similarly to Alieza, Alisa▼, Alyza, Eleisa, Elisah, Elissa▼, Elliza, Ellyza, Eloisa▼, Elysa, Ilisa and Olisa. Other suggested similar baby names are Elga, Elia, Elice, Elicia, Elida▼, Eligia, Elika, Elina, Elis, Elise▲, Elish, Elisha▼, Elisia, Elita, Eliz, Elize, Elka, Ellga, Ellsa, Elsa▲, Elsha and Elssa. These names tend to be less commonly used than Eliza.