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What does Lizzy mean?

Lizzy Pronunciation of Lizzy as a girls' name is of Hebrew origin, and the name Lizzy means "God is my oath". Lizzy is an alternate form of Elizabeth (Hebrew).




VARIANTS Lyza, Lyssie, Lyssi, Lyssa, Lysa, Lusa, Lizzie, Lizy, Liza, Lissy, Lissie, Lissi, Lissa, Lisa, Liesa, Leisa, Leeza, Leesa, Leasa

OTHER FORMS VIA ELIZABETH Biffy, Bizzy, Leizel, Lib, Libbey, Libbi, Libby, Libbye, Lies, Liese, Lili, Lilo, Lily, Lis, Lise, Lisel, Lisl, Liz, Lizbet, Lizeth, Lizz, Lizzi

(female) Luzy, ..

(male) Lizal, ..

Lizzy Nia (L.N.), ..

How popular is Lizzy?

Lizzy is an uncommonly occurring first name for women. Lizzy is an equivalently uncommon surname too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Which version is better?

Elizabeth (#13 LAST YEAR), Lily (#31), Lisa (#891), Libby (#1088), Liza (#1662), Lizeth (#1757), Lissie, Lizzie, Lizbet, Liz, Lise, Lissa, Leasa, Lili, Leisa, Leeza, Leesa and Lyssa are the prominent related forms of Lizzy (OUTSIDE TOP 2000) ranked in the Top 2000. Other variants, like Liese, are seldom used. Adoption of these forms of Lizzy was at its apex during 1960-1969 (ADOPTION OF 3.7%) and is now significantly diminished (ADOPTION 0.9%, DOWN 76.2%), with forms such as Lizzie falling out of fashion. Elizabeth has generally been popular among parents, although Lily appears to be gaining favor too. (2018 BIRTH STATISTICS)

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

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Libby, Lili, Lily, 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, Lizzie, Lyssa in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Lizzy is alike in pronunciation to Lacey, Lacy, Laicey, Laisey, Lesy, Lucy and Luiza. Other recommended sound-alike names are Cazzy, Izzy, Jazzy, Kizzy, Liby, Liezl, Lilly, Lindy, Linzi, Linzy, Livvy, Livy, Lize, Lynzy, Lyzz and Mitzy. These names tend to be more commonly used than Lizzy.

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