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What does Else mean?

Else Pronunciation of 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.

Variations

Else has 2 variants: Ellse and Els.

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)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Else name in U.S.

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

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.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Else, Belle, Bess, Elisa, Elise in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Elissa, Eliza, Elizabeth, Elle, Ellie in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Elsa, Elsie, Elyse, Elyssa, Ilse in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Lisa, Lise in U.S.

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

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

Similar Names

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.

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