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Lisa meaning and name origin
Lisa \l(i)-sa\ as a girl's name is pronounced LEE-sah. It is of English origin. Short form of Elisabeth (Hebrew) "God's promise". Actresses Lisa Bonet, Lisa Kudrow; talk show host Leeza Gibbons; basketball player Lisa Leslie.
Lisa has 9 variant forms: Leesa, Leeza, Liesa, Lisebet, Lise, Liseta, Lisette, Liszka and Liza.
For more information, see also related names Adelisa, Annalisa, Jaleesa, Lissa, Marlisa, Talisa, Tisa, Elizabeth and Melissa.
Baby names that sound like Lisa are Lysa, Lusa, Leisa, Lisia and Luisa.
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Popularity of Lisa
Lisa is a very popular first name for women (#11 out of 4276) and also a very popular surname or last name for all people (#20128 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)
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