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What does Lies mean?

Lies Pronunciation of Lies [lies] as a girls' name has its root in Hebrew, and the name Lies means "God is my oath". Lies is a version of Elizabeth (Hebrew).

Associated with: oath.


Lies has 7 variants: Liese, Lis, Lise, Liz, Lizz, Lys and Lyse.

41 more alternative forms via Elizabeth: Bess, Bet, Biff, Bit, Eilis, Els, Leasa, Leesa, Leeza, Leisa, Leisel, Leizel, Lib, Libbey, Libbi, Libby, Liesa, Liesel, Liesja, Lili, Lilo, Lily, Lisa, Lisbet, Lisel, Lisl, Lissa, Lissi, Lissie, Lissy, Liza, Lizbet, Lizeth, Lizy, Lizzi, Lizzy, Lusa, Lysa, Lyssa, Lyssi and Lyza.

Creative forms:
(female) Leies, Lier, ..

(male) Lier, Lizo, ..

Middle name pairings:
Lies Frances (L.F.), ..

How popular is Lies?

Lies is an uncommonly occurring given name for females but a very prominent last name for all people (#21209 out of 150436, Top 14%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Popular variation forms of Lies (unlisted) appearing in the Top 2000 are Bess, Elizabeth (#13 from recent data), Leasa, Leesa, Leeza, Leisa, Libby (#995), Lili, Lily (#25), Lisa (#749), Lisbet, Lise, Lissa, Lissie, Liz, Liza (#1685), Lizbet, Lizeth (#1576) and Lyssa. Adoption of these relations of Lies reached its peak 6 decades ago (adoption of 5.67%) and has become significantly reduced since (adoption 1.3%, 77%), with forms such as Bess becoming less fashionable. Lily is the most contemporarily stylish girl name here. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Bess, Elizabeth, Leasa, Leesa, Leeza in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Leisa, Libby, Lili, Lily, Lisa in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Lisbet, Lise, Lissa, Lissie, Liz in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Liza, Lizbet, Lizeth, Lyssa in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Elizabeth, Libby, Lily, Lisa outside U.S.

Similar Names

Lies is alike in pronunciation to Lace, Leece, Leese, Lize, Lois, Loise, Luce, Luise, Luz, Lyz and Lyzz. Other suggested similar names are Ines, Lael, Lea, Lee, Lesy, Lia, Liba, Libet, Liby, Lida, Liesl, Liezl, Lil, Lila, Lilas, Lin, Lina, Lind, Linea, Linet, Linn, Lior, Lira, Liri, Liset, Lita, Liv, Liva, Livy, Liya and Ynes. These names tend to be more commonly used than Lies.

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