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pinWhat does Eliza mean?

Eliza /eli-za/ [3 sylls.] 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.


Eliza has 10 variants: Aliza, Alizah, Elisa, Elizah, Elyza, Elyzza, Elza, Liz, Liza and Lyza.

Eliza has 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.

Kreatif forms: Elira, Elizaeu. [more]

pinHow 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)

Presented below is the birth name popularity of Eliza for girls. Eliza reached its highest position of #104 in the U.S. in the 1880s, and is at #212 currently. (2014 Birth Statistics)

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

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

Prominent alternative forms of Eliza (#212 the previous year) rated in the Top 1000 are Elizabeth (#14 the previous year), Ellie (#55), Elise (#166), Elsa (#286), Elsie (#336), Elle (#395), Elisa (#498), Elyse (#611), Lisa (#750), Aliza (#818), Liz, Liza, Leisa, Elza, Elissa, Elyssa and Else. Variants like Elliza are seldom used. These girl names are at the apex of their popularity today (usage of 0.3811%), except for the forms Lisa, Elyssa, Elissa, Liza and Liz which have become somewhat dated. The trendier girl names among these are Elsa (#286), Elsie (#336), Elisa (#498), Ellie (#55) and Eliza (#212), and there is a rebound in birth name usage for Elisa, Eliza, Ellie, Elsa and Elsie. Below is a graphed analysis of the popularity of Eliza and corresponding names. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Eliza, Aliza, Elisa, Elise, Elissa in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Elizabeth, Elle, Ellie, Elsa, Else in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Elsie, Elyse, Elyssa, Elza, Leisa in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Lisa, Liz, Liza in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Eliza, Elise, Elizabeth, Elle, Ellie outside U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Elsa, Elsie, Lisa outside U.S.

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Eliza is alike in pronunciation to Alieza, Alisa, Alyza, Eloisa, Elysa, Ilisa and Olisa. Other recommended similar baby names are Elga, Elia, Elice, Elicia, Elida, Eligia, Elika, Elina, Elis, Elish, Elisha, Elisia, Elita, Elka, Ellga, Elsha and Elssa. These names tend to be less commonly used than Eliza.