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What does Lizzie mean?

Lizzie Pronunciation of Lizzie [lizzie] as a girls' name has its roots in Hebrew and English, and the meaning of Lizzie is "God is my oath". Lizzie is an alternate form of Elizabeth (Hebrew). Lizzie is also a form of Liza (English).

Associated with: oath.


Lizzie has 18 variants: Leasa, Leesa, Leeza, Leisa, Liesa, Lisa, Lissa, Lissi, Lissie, Lissy, Lizy, Lizzy, Lusa, Lysa, Lyssa, Lyssi, Lyssie and Lyza.

15 more related forms via Elizabeth, Liza: Bizzy, Libbi, Libbie, Libbye, Liese, Lili, Lise, Litzea, Liz, Lizbet, Lizbiff, Lizeth, Lizette, Lizz and Lizzi.

Creative forms:
(female) Lizie, Luzie, ..

(male) Lizziele, ..

Middle name pairings:
Lizzie Jaelynn (L.J.), ..

How popular is Lizzie?

Lizzie is a very prominent first name for females (#631 out of 4276, Top 15%) but an unusual surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Lizzie was first listed in 1880-1889 and reached its highest rank of #69 in the U.S. then, but is not in the list currently. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related girl names. Prominent related forms of Lizzie are Elizabeth (#13 via latest list), Lisa (#749), Lizeth (#1576), Liza (#1685), Lyssa, Liz, Lizette, Lizbet, Lissie, Lise, Leesa, Leasa, Leeza, Leisa, Lili, Libbie and Lissa. Adoption of these forms of Lizzie was at its apex 55 years ago (median #1258) and is now significantly lower (#1779, 87%), with versions like Lizette going out of style.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Lizzie, Elizabeth, Leasa, Leesa, Leeza in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Leisa, Libbie, Lili, Lisa, Lise in U.S.

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

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

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

Similar Names

Lizzie is pronounced similarly to Lacie, Lassie, Laycie and Lucie. Other suggested similar names are Ezzie, Izzie, Kezzie, Kinzie, Kizzie, Lexie, Lezlie, Licia, Lidie, Ligia, Lilie, Lillie, Lindie, Linnie, Linsie, Linzee, Linzi, Lisia, Liszka, Livie, Livvie, Lize, Lynzie, Lyzz, Milzie and Mitzie. These names tend to be less commonly used than Lizzie.

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