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What does Lise mean?

Lise Pronunciation of Lise [lise] as a girls' name is of Hebrew derivation, and the name Lise means "God is my oath". Lise is a variant form of Elise (French, Hebrew): short variant of Elisabeth. Lise is also a derivative of Elizabeth (Hebrew). Lise is also used as a variation of Lisa (English, Hebrew).

Associated with: oath.


Lise has 8 variants: Lies, Liese, Lis, Liz, Lize, Lizz, Lys and Lyse.

71 more different relations via Elise, Elisabeth, Elizabeth, Lisa: Bess, Biff, Bit, Eliese, Elisa, Elisee, Elisse, Elize, Elle, Ellse, Els, Elsa, Else, Elsee, Elsie, Elsy, Elyse, Ilsa, Ilse, Ilyse, Leasa, Leesa, Leisa, Leisel, Leizel, Lib, Libbey, Libbi, Libbie, Libby, Libbye, Liesa, Liesel, Liesja, Liesl, Lili, Lilli, Lilo, Lily, Lisabel, Lisbet, Lisbeth, Lisbett, Lisebet, Lisel, Liset, Liseta, Liseth, Lisette, Lisl, Lison, Lissa, Lissi, Lissie, Lissy, Liszka, Liza, Lizbet, Lizeth, Lizy, Lizzi, Lizzie, Lizzy, Lotte, Lusa, Lysa, Lysbet, Lyssa, Lyssi, Lyssie and Lyza.

Creative forms:
(female) Lase, Lire, ..

(male) Lice, Line, ..

Middle name pairings:
Lise Delaney (L.D.), ..

How popular is Lise?

Lise is a very prominent first name for females (#1615 out of 4276, Top 38%) and a slightly less prominent last name for both adults and children (#111119 out of 150436, Top 74%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Lise was first listed in 1950-1959 and reached its top position of #955 in the U.S. in the 1950s, but is not ranked at the moment. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related girl names. Bess, Elisa (#486 from current records), Elisabeth (#718), Elise (#174), Elizabeth (#13), Elle (#398), Elsa (#487), Else, Elsie (#386), Elyse (#653), Ilse, Leasa, Leesa, Leisa, Libbie, Libby (#995), Liesl, Lili, Lilli, Lily (#25), Lisa (#749), Lisbet, Lisbeth, Liset, Lisette, Lissa, Lissie, Liz, Liza (#1685), Lizbet, Lizeth (#1576), Lizzie and Lyssa are the popular alternative forms of Lise appearing in the Top 2000. Other forms, like Elize, are uncommon. These forms of Lise were at the peak of their popularity in the 1960s (median #1290) and are now much less common (#1480, 72%), with forms such as Bess becoming less trendy. The more fashionable birth names in this list are Elisa, Elise, Elle, Elyse and Lily.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Lise, Bess, Elisa, Elisabeth, Elise in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Elizabeth, Elle, Elsa, Else, Elsie in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Elyse, Ilse, Leasa, Leesa, Leisa in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Libbie, Libby, Liesl, Lili, Lilli in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Lily, Lisa, Lisbet, Lisbeth, Liset in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Lisette, Lissa, Lissie, Liz, Liza in U.S.

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

Top 100 baby names ranking of Elisa, Elise, Elizabeth, Elle, Elsa outside U.S.

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

Similar Names

Lise is alike in pronunciation to Lace, Leece, Leese, Lois, Loise, Louise, Lowise, Loyce, Loyise, Luce, Luise, Luz, Lyz and Lyzz. Other recommended names are Ailse, Alise, Anise, Ase, Ilise, Laine, Laisey, Lake, Lane, Lee, Lene, Lesy, Lia, Liane, Liba, Libet, Liby, Lida, Lidie, Lil, Lila, Lilie, Lin, Lina, Lind, Linea, Linet, Linn, Linsey, Linsie, Lior, Lira, Liri, Lisha, Lisia, Lita, Litsea, Liv, Liva, Livie, Livy, Liya, Loire, Love, Luisa, Lupe, Rise, Rose and Suse. These names tend to be less commonly used than Lise.

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