What does Else mean?
Else [else] as a name for girls has its root in Hebrew, and the name Else means "God is my oath". Else is an alternate spelling of Elizabeth (Hebrew) with the suffix -se. Else is also a derivative of Elsa (Hebrew). Else is also used as a derivative of Ilse (German, Hebrew).
Associated with: oath.
Else has 48 more different relations via Elizabeth, Elsa, Ilse: Belle▼, Bess▼, Eilis, Eilish, Eleisa, Eliesse, Elisa▲, Elisah, Elise▲, Elissa, Eliz, Eliza▲, Elize, Elle▲, Ellie▲, Ellsa, Ellsee, Ellsey, Ellsi, Ellspet, Ellyse, Elsbeth, Elsee, Elsie▼, Elspet, Elspeth, Elspie, Elssa, Elsy, Elyse▲, Elyssa, Elyza, Helsa, Ilisa, Illsa, Ilsa, Ilsae, Ilsaie, Liese, Lis, Lisa▼, Lise, Lisel, Lisl, Lusa, Lys, Lysa and Lyse.Creative forms:
(female) Elser, Euse, ..
(male) Eles, Elseia, .. Middle name pairings:
Else Viviana (E.V.), ..
How popular is Else?
Else is a somewhat popular first name for women (#2369 out of 4276, Top 55%) and an even more popular last name for all people (#24350 out of 150436, Top 16%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Charted below is the birth name history of Else for girls. Else reached its peak position of #1236 in the U.S. during the years 1890-1899, but is not listed at the moment. (Top Baby Names, 2015)
Which version is better?with its source forms and related girl names. Belle (#1053 a year ago), Bess, Elisa (#486), Elise (#174), Elissa (#1395), Eliza (#175), Elizabeth (#13), Elle (#398), Ellie (#47), Elsa (#487), Elsie (#386), Elyse (#653), Elyssa (#1925), Ilse, Lisa (#749) and Lise are the popular alternative forms of Else. Usage of these relations of Else was at its peak 55 years ago (average #1170) and is now significantly less (#937, 72% less usage), with versions like Bess becoming less in vogue. Elizabeth has generally been a favorite of parents, though Elyse has become trendy as well.
Else is pronounced similarly to Ailse and Alles. Other suggested similar names are Alise, Ase, Blase, Ebbe, Ede, Edee, Edie, Edme, Eike, Eilise, Eire, El, Ela, Elah, Elan, Elane, Elba, Elbe, Elda▼, Elease, Eleen, Eleese, Elen, Elene, Elfie, Elfre, Elga, Eli, Elia, Elice, Eliese, Elin, Eline, Elis, Elisee, Elish, Elisse, Elka, Elke, Elkie, Ella▲, Ellee, Ellen▼, Elli, Ellke, Elly, Elma▼, Elna▼, Eloise▲, Elon, Eloyse, Elsbet, Elsha, Elshe, Elva▼, Elvi, Elvie, Elvy, Elyce, Elysa, Elysse, Elza, Emme, Esme▲, Ess, Essie▼, Essy, Eve▲, Eyde, Ilise, Ilyse, Rose▼ and Suse. These names tend to be less frequently used than Else.See names in meaning and etymology.