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What does Lissi mean?

Lissi Pronunciation of Lissi [lis-si] as a name for girls is a Hebrew name, and the name Lissi means "God is my oath". Lissi is an alternate form of Elizabeth (Hebrew).

Associated with: oath.


Lissi has 19 variants: Leasa, Leesa, Leeza, Leisa, Liesa, Lisa, Lissa, Lissie, Lissy, Liza, Lizy, Lizzie, Lizzy, Lusa, Lysa, Lyssa, Lyssi, Lyssie and Lyza.

27 more alternative forms via Elizabeth: Bess, Bessie, Bessy, Elissa, Ellsi, Leisel, Lib, Libbi, Libbie, Libby, Lies, Liese, Liesel, Liesja, Lili, Lilo, Lily, Lis, Lisbet, Lise, Lisel, Lisl, Liz, Lizz, Lizzi, Lys and Lyse.

Creative forms:
(female) Lasi, Lisli, ..

(male) Lisal, Lisis, ..

Middle name pairings:
Lissi Averi (L.A.), ..

How popular is Lissi?

Lissi is an uncommonly occurring first name for females. Lissi is also an uncommon surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Prominent alternative forms of Lissi (outside Top 2000) ranked in the Top 2000 are Elizabeth (#13 via latest list), Lily (#25), Lisa (#749), Libby (#995), Elissa (#1395), Liza (#1685), Lissa, Lise, Liz, Lyssa, Lizzie, Lisbet, Lissie, Lili, Leasa, Bessie, Leesa, Leeza, Libbie, Leisa and Bess. Other forms, like Bessy, are uncommon. Usage of these forms of Lissi was at its highest a century ago (average #1275) and has become significantly diminished since (#1660, down 79.7%), with versions such as Liz becoming somewhat outmoded. Elizabeth has historically been the top pick of parents, although Lily appears to be becoming a favorite too. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Bess, Bessie, Elissa, Elizabeth, Leasa in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Leesa, Leeza, Leisa, Libbie, Libby in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Lili, Lily, Lisa, Lisbet, Lise in U.S.

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

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

Similar Names

Lissi is alike in pronunciation to Laci, Laisey, Lassey, Lassie, Lesy, Lesya, Luci and Luisa. Other recommended names are Assi, Cassi, Cissi, Jessi, Kassi, Kirsi, Lesli, Liesl, Lilli, Lindi, Linsie, Linzi, Liri, Liset, Lisha, Lisia, Lison and Tessi. These names tend to be more frequently used than Lissi.

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