What does Elyse mean?
Elyse \e-ly-se\ as a name for girls is of French, Hebrew and Latin origin, and the name Elyse means "God is my oath". Elyse is a form of Elise (French, Hebrew): short form of Elisabeth. Elyse is also a derivative of Elissa: variant of Alice and Elizabeth. Elyse is also used as a variation of Elysia (Latin).
Elyse has 41 more alternative forms via Elise, Elissa, Elizabeth, Elysia: Alyssa, Eilish, Eleisa, Elisa, Elisah, Elisee, Elisia, Eliza, Elle, Ellie, Ellsa, Ellse, Ellsee, Ellsey, Ellsi, Ellspet, Ellyssa, Ellyza, Els, Elsa, Else, Elsee, Elsie, Elspet, Elspie, Elsy, Elysa, Elyssa▼, Elyssia, Elyza, Elyzza, Ilsa, Ilse, Ilysa, Ilysia, Ilyssa, Liese, Lise, Lys, Lysa and Lyse.
Elyse is a very prominent first name for women (#1247 out of 4276, Top 29%) but an uncommon last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)
Presented below is the baby name popularity of Elyse for girls. Elyse was first listed in 1950-1959 and reached its peak rank of #453 in the U.S. during the years 1980-1989, and is presently at #611. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Popular alternative forms of Elyse (#611 last year) listed in the Top 1000 are Elizabeth (#14 last year), Ellie (#55), Alyssa (#76), Elise (#166), Eliza (#212), Elsa (#286), Elsie (#336), Elle (#395), Elisa (#498), Elyssa, Lise, Elease, Else and Elissa. These girl names were at the height of their popularity in the year 2012 (usage of 0.4921%) and have remained as popular to this day (usage 0.4901%, down 0.4%), but with the forms Elissa and Elyssa becoming less fashionable. The most trendy names for newborns here are Elsa (#286), Elsie (#336), Elisa (#498), Ellie (#55) and Eliza (#212), and there is a resurgence in birth name popularity for Elisa, Eliza, Ellie, Elsa and Elsie. Shown below is a comparison of the popularity of Elyse and corresponding names. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Elyse is alike in pronunciation to Alise, Allyse, Alyce▼, Alys, Alyse, Alyss, Alysse, Eilise, Elice, Elis, Ellyce, Eloise, Eloyse and Ilysse. Other recommended similar baby names are Elish, Elke, Elkie, Ellke, Elshe and Elssa. These names tend to be less frequently used than Elyse.