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What does Liesl mean?

Liesl Pronunciation of Liesl [liesl] as a girls' name is pronounced LEES-ul, LEE-zul. It is of German and Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Liesl is "God is my oath". Short form of Elizabeth. Mostly found in Germany.

Associated with: oath.


Liesl has 6 variants: Liesa, Liese, Liesel, Liezel, Liezl and Lisl.

Affiliated girl name: Elise.

37 more different relations via Elizabeth: Bell, Bess, Leasa, Leesa, Leeza, Leisa, Leisel, Leizel, Lib, Libbi, Libby, Lies, Liesja, Lili, Lilo, Lily, Lis, Lisa, Lise, Lisel, Lissa, Lissi, Lissie, Lissy, Liz, Liza, Lizeth, Lizy, Lizz, Lizzi, Lizzy, Lusa, Lys, Lysa, Lyse, Lyssa and Lyssi.

Creative forms:
(female) Leisl, ..

(male) Liery, Liesh, ..

Middle name pairings:
Liesl Karli (L.K.), ..

How popular is Liesl?

Liesl is an uncommonly occurring given name for females. Liesl is an equally unusual surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Liesl was first listed in 1960-1969 and reached its peak position of #1927 in the U.S. then, but is not ranked currently. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its variant forms and related girl names. Prominent alternative forms of Liesl are Bell, Bess, Elise (#174 the previous year), Elizabeth (#13), Leasa, Leesa, Leeza, Leisa, Libby (#995), Lili, Lily (#25), Lisa (#749), Lise, Lissa, Lissie, Liz, Liza (#1685), Lizeth (#1576) and Lyssa. Other variants, like Lizy, are seldom used. Usage of these relations of Liesl reached its peak 55 years ago (adoption of 5.68%) and has become significantly reduced since (adoption 1.42%, down 74.9%), with versions such as Bess becoming less in vogue. Elise and Lily are two of the more fashionable birth names in this list.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Liesl, Bell, Bess, Elise, Elizabeth in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Leasa, Leesa, Leeza, Leisa, Libby in U.S.

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

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

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

Similar Names

Recommended names are Lael, Leese, Lesli, Lesly, Lesy, Lil and Linell. These names tend to be more frequently used than Liesl.

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