Meaning and name origin
Lise \l(i)-se\ as a girl's name is of French, Hebrew and English origin, and the meaning of Lise is "God is my oath". Lise is a variant of Elise (French, Hebrew): short form of Elisabeth. Also a variant of Elizabeth (Hebrew): can also mean "God's promise", "God's satisfaction" or "God's perfection". Lise is also used as a variant of Lisa (English, Hebrew).
Lise is a very popular first name for females (#1615 out of 4276, Top 38%) but an uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Lise for girls (2014 statistics).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Lise and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Elizabeth (#14), Elise (#166), Elisabeth (#603), Lisa (#750), Liz and Lise. (2014 statistics).
Lise is also pronounced similarly to Lace, Leese, Lois, Loise, Louise, Lowise, Loyise, Luce and Luise. Other suggested similar baby names are Laisey, Lake, Leisa, Lesy, Liesa, Lisel, Liset, Lisha, Lisia, Lisl, Lissa, Lissi, Lissie, Lissy, Liza, Lizy, Luisa, Lusa, Lysa and Rise. These names tend to be less commonly used than Lise.