What does Eliza mean?
Eliza [eliza] as a girls' 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.
32 more related forms via Elizabeth: Belita, Eilis, Eilish, Eleisa, Elisah, Elise▲, Elissa, Eliz, Elizabet, Elize, Elle▲, Ellie▲, Ellissa, Elliza, Ellsa, Ellse, Ellsi, Ellyza, Els, Elsa, Else, Elsee, Elsie▼, Elsy, Elyse▲, Elyssa, Ilsa, Leeza, Leisa, Lisa▼, Lizy and Lizz.Creative forms:
(female) Elira, Elisza, ..
(male) Elicio, Elima, .. Middle name pairings:
Eliza Alma (E.A.), ..
How popular is Eliza?
Eliza is a very prominent first name for women (#718 out of 4276, Top 17%) but an uncommon surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)
Eliza reached its highest position of #104 in the U.S. in the 1880s, and is at #175 currently. (2015 Birth Statistics)
Which version is better?with its variant forms and related girl names. Prominent alternative forms of Eliza (#175 from current records) rated in the Top 2000 are Elizabeth (#13 from current records), Ellie (#47), Elise (#174), Elsie (#386), Elle (#398), Elisa (#486), Elsa (#487), Elyse (#653), Aliza (#675), Lisa (#749), Elissa (#1395), Liza (#1685), Elyssa (#1925), Liz, Else, Elizabet, Leisa, Leeza and Elza. Other variants, like Ellissa, are seldom used. These forms of Eliza reached the apex of their popularity during 1960-1969 (adoption of 5.71%) and have become significantly less common since (adoption 1.59%, ▼72.2%), with forms like Liza becoming somewhat dated. The trendier girl names among these are Ellie, Eliza, Elise, Elle, Aliza, Elisa and Elyse.
Eliza▲ is alike in pronunciation to Alaisa, Aleeza, Alicea, Alieza, Aliezah, Alisa▼, Alisah, Alissa▼, Allisa, Aloisa, Alysa▼, Alyza, Elisee, Elissia, Eloisa, Elouisa, Elysa, Ilisa, Ilissa, Ilysa, Oleisa, Olisa, Ulissa and Yolaiza. Other recommended names are Alitza, Ariza, Briza, Deliza, Diza, Edira, Edita, Egina, Eila, Elaina▲, Elata, Elba, Elda▼, Elga, Elgiva, Elia, Elian, Elice, Elicia, Elida, Elidi, Elidia, Eligia, Elika, Elina, Elinda, Eline, Eliora, Elis, Elish, Elisha▼, Elisia, Elita, Elitta, Elka, Ellga, Ellia, Ellina, Elma▼, Elna▼, Elsha, Elssa, Elva▼, Elvia, Elvira▼, Emina, Erina, Eulia, Evia, Feliza and Raiza. These names tend to be less commonly used than Eliza.See names in meaning and etymology.