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What does Liza mean?

Liza Pronunciation of Liza [liza] as a girls' name is pronounced LYE-za, LEE-zah. It is of English origin. Short form of Elizabeth (Hebrew) "God is my oath", Aliza, and Eliza. See also Lisa. Entertainer Liza Minnelli.

Associated with: oath.

Variations

Liza has 6 variants: Leeza, Litsea, Litzea, Liz, Lizzie and Lyza.

Related girl name: Betty.

54 more different relations via Aliza, Eliza, Elizabeth, Lisa: Alieza, Aliza, Alizah, Alyza, Beta, Biff, Bit, Bizzy, Elisa, Eliz, Eliza, Elizah, Elize, Elliza, Elsa, Elyza, Elza, Ilsa, Leasa, Leesa, Leisa, Leizel, Lib, Libbi, Libby, Lies, Liesa, Liese, Liesja, Lili, Lilo, Lily, Lis, Lisa, Lise, Lisel, Liseta, Lisl, Lissa, Lissi, Lissy, Liszka, Lizbet, Lizeth, Lizy, Lizz, Lizzi, Lizzy, Lusa, Lys, Lysa, Lyse, Lyssa and Veta.

Creative forms:
(female) Leza, Luza, ..

(male) Lizala, Lizam, ..

Middle name pairings:
Liza Londynn (L.L.), ..

How popular is Liza?

Liza is a very prominent first name for women (#808 out of 4276, Top 19%) and a slightly less prominent last name for all people (#122534 out of 150436, Top 81%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Liza reached its peak rank of #440 in the U.S. in the 1880s, and is presently at #1685. (2015 Birth Statistics)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its variant forms and related girl names. Popular related forms of Liza (#1685 in 2015) ranked in the Top 2000 are Elizabeth (#13 in 2015), Lily (#25), Eliza (#175), Elisa (#486), Elsa (#487), Aliza (#675), Lisa (#749), Libby (#995), Betty (#1287), Lizeth (#1576), Liz, Veta, Lizbet, Lizzie, Lissa, Lyssa, Lise, Leeza, Leesa, Leisa, Elza, Alyza, Lili and Leasa. Adoption of these forms of Liza reached its highest during the years 1930-1939 (median #1413) and has become significantly diminished since (#1446, 75.6% less usage), with versions like Betty becoming somewhat outmoded. Eliza, Aliza, Elisa and Lily are four of the more trendy birth names in this compilation.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Liza, Aliza, Alyza, Betty, Elisa in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Eliza, Elizabeth, Elsa, Elza, Leasa in U.S.

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

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Lily, Lisa, Lise, Lissa, Liz in U.S.

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

Top 100 baby names ranking of Elisa, Eliza, Elizabeth, Elsa, Libby outside U.S.

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

Similar Names

Liza is alike in pronunciation to Laci, Lacy, Lesy, Lesya, Lluisa, Louisa, Louiza, Luci, Lucy, Luisa and Luiza. Other suggested similar names are Arza, Aza, Briza, Diza, Enza, Giza, Lala, Lara, Lata, Lea, Leda, Leila, Leina, Lena, Leta, Lexa, Leya, Lia, Liana, Liba, Licha, Licia, Lida, Lidah, Ligia, Lil, Lila, Lilac, Lilah, Lilas, Lilla, Lin, Lina, Linah, Lind, Linn, Linzi, Liora, Lira, Liri, Lisha, Lisia, Lita, Liv, Liva, Livia, Livya, Liya, Lize, Lizena, Loida, Lona, Lora, Luba, Lucza, Lujza, Lula, Luz, Lyna, Lyz, Lyzz, Roza, Teza and Tirza. These names tend to be less frequently used than Liza.

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