What does Lise mean?
Lise \l(i)-se\ as a girls' name is of French, Hebrew and English derivation, and the name Lise means "God is my oath". Lise is a variant of Elise (French, Hebrew): short form of Elisabeth. Lise is also a derivative of Elizabeth (Hebrew). Lise is also used as a variation of Lisa (English, Hebrew).
Lise has 26 more different forms via Elise, Elisabeth, Elizabeth, Lisa: Else, Ilse, Leisa, Leisel, Lib, Liesa, Liesel, Liesl, Lili, Lilo, Lily, Lisbet, Lisel, Liset, Liseta, Liseth, Lisl, Lison, Lissa, Lissi, Lissie▼, Lissy, Liza▼, Lizy, Lusa and Lysa.
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. Census)
Presented below is the baby name popularity of Lise for girls. Lise was first listed in 1950-1959 and reached its top position of #994 in the U.S. then, but is not ranked at the moment. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Elisabeth (#603 the previous year), Elise (#166), Elizabeth (#14), Else, Leisa, Lily (#27), Lisa (#750), Lissa, Lissie, Liz and Liza are the popular alternative forms of Lise appearing in the Top 1000. These girl names were at the peak of their popularity during the years 1960-1969 (usage of 0.3661%) and are somewhat less popular today (usage 0.2867%, down 21.7%), with the forms Elisabeth, Lisa, Lissie, Liz and Liza becoming somewhat dated. Elise (#166) and Lily (#27) are two of the more fashionable names for newborns among these, and there is also a revival in baby name popularity for both names. Below is a graphed analysis of the popularity of the girl name Lise and corresponding names. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Lise is alike in pronunciation to Lace, Leese, Lois▼, Loise, Louise▼, Lowise, Loyise, Luce and Luise. Other recommended similar baby names are Laisey, Lake, Lesy, Lisha, Lisia, Luisa▼ and Rise. These names tend to be less commonly used than Lise.