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pinWhat does Else mean?

Else /else/ as a name for girls. Else's root is 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).


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.

Kreatif forms: Elseeu, Euelse. [more]

pinHow 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. Census)

Charted below is the birth name popularity of Else for girls. Else entered the list in 1900-1909 and reached its peak position of #785 in the U.S. in the 1900s, but is not listed at the moment. (Top 1000 Baby Names Statistics, 2014)

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

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

Belle, Bess, Elisa (#498 a year ago), Elise (#166), Elissa, Eliza (#212), Elizabeth (#14), Elle (#395), Ellie (#55), Elsa (#286), Elsie (#336), Elyse (#611), Elyssa, Lisa (#750) and Lise are the popular alternative forms of Else. Usage of these relations of Else was at its peak during 1880-1889 (average #571) and is almost as widespread today (#582, 3% less), but with the versions Belle, Bess, Elissa, Elyssa and Lisa falling out of style. Elizabeth has generally been a favorite of parents, though Elise has become trendy as well. Displayed below is an analysis of the popularity of the girl name Else and related names. (Top 1000 Baby Names Statistics, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Else, Belle, Bess, Elisa, Elise in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Elissa, Eliza, Elizabeth, Elle, Ellie in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Elsa, Elsie, Elyse, Elyssa, Lisa, Lise in U.S.

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

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

pinSimilar Names

Else is pronounced similarly to Ailse and Alles. Other suggested similar baby names are Eilise, Elbe, Elease, Eleese, Elga, Elice, Eliese, Elis, Elisee, Elish, Elisse, Elka, Elke, Elkie, Ellke, Eloise, Eloyse, Elsha, Elshe, Elyce, Elysa, Elysse and Elza. These names tend to be less frequently used than Else.