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What does Lisel mean?

Lisel Pronunciation of Lisel [lisel] as a girls' name is a Hebrew name, and the meaning of the name Lisel is "God is my oath". Lisel is a version of Elisabeth (Hebrew). Lisel is also a variant of Elizabeth (Hebrew).

Associated with: oath.


Lisel has 3 variants: Leisel, Leizel and Liesel.

47 more alternative forms via Elisabeth, Elizabeth: Elise, Else, Elsee, Ilse, Leisa, Lib, Libbey, Libbi, Libby, Lies, Liesa, Liese, Liesja, Lili, Lilli, Lilo, Lily, Lis, Lisa, Lisabel, Lisbet, Lisbeth, Lisbett, Lise, Liset, Liseth, Lisette, Lisl, Lissa, Lissi, Lissie, Lissy, Liz, Liza, Lizbet, Lizeth, Lizy, Lizz, Lizzi, Lizzy, Lusa, Lys, Lysa, Lysbet, Lyse, Lyssa and Lyssi.

Creative forms:
(female) Lesel, ..

(male) Liselle, ..

Middle name pairings:
Lisel Gitty (L.G.), ..

How popular is Lisel?

Lisel is an uncommon given name for females. Lisel is a rare surname too for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related girl names. Prominent variation forms of Lisel (not ranked) rated in the Top 2000 are Elizabeth (#13 last year), Lily (#25), Elise (#174), Elisabeth (#718), Lisa (#749), Libby (#995), Lizeth (#1576), Liza (#1685), Lissie, Lissa, Lyssa, Lizbet, Liz, Lisette, Lisbet, Leisa, Ilse, Else, Lili, Lilli, Lise, Lisbeth and Liset. Usage of these relations of Lisel was widespread in the 1960s (adoption of 5.69%) and has become much lower since (adoption 1.44%, 74.7%), with forms like Lisa going out of style. Elise and Lily are two of the more chic baby names in this compilation. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Elisabeth, Elise, Elizabeth, Else, Ilse in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Leisa, Libby, Lili, Lilli, Lily in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Lisa, Lisbet, Lisbeth, Lise, 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, Lyssa in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Lisel is alike in pronunciation to Liezel, Luseele and Lusile. Other suggested similar names are Grisel, Lael, Laisey, Libet, Liesl, Liezl, Lil, Linea, Linell, Linet, Linsey, Liseta, Lisha, Lisia, Lison, Litsea, Lize, Loise, Lorel, Luise, Orsel, Sibel, Siseel and Vitel. These names tend to be more commonly used than Lisel.

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