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Else meaning and name origin

Else \e-lse, el-se\ as a girl's name is a variant of Elizabeth (Hebrew), Elsa (Hebrew) and Ilse (German), and the meaning of Else is "God's promise; God is my oath". The source form Elizabeth: biblical: the mother of John the Baptist. The source form Elsa: short form of Elisabeth or Elizabeth. The source form Ilse: short form of Elisabeth (Hebrew) "God's promise". See Elizabeth, Elsa for more on Else.

The baby name Else sounds like Elyse, Elise, Elsy, Elsie, Elsee and Ellse. Other similar baby names are Elke, Elshe, Elle and Elbe.

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Popularity of Else

Else is a somewhat popular first name for women (#2369 out of 4276) and an even more popular surname or last name for all people (#38096 out of 88799) (1990 U.S. Census).

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