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What does Lyse mean?

Lyse Pronunciation of Lyse [lyse] as a girls' name has its root in Hebrew, and the meaning of the name Lyse is "God is my oath". Lyse is an alternate spelling of Elizabeth (Hebrew).

Associated with: oath.


Lyse has 7 variants: Lies, Liese, Lis, Lise, Liz, Lizz and Lys.

44 more different relations via Elizabeth: Bess, Elise, Elle, Ellse, Ellyse, Els, Elsa, Else, Elsee, Elsie, Elsy, Elyse, Ilsa, Ilse, Leasa, Leesa, Leisa, Leisel, Lib, Liesa, Liesel, Lili, Lilo, Lily, Lisa, Lisbet, Lisel, Lisl, Lissa, Lissi, Lissie, Lissy, Liza, Lizy, Lotte, Lusa, Lysa, Lysbet, Lysbeth, Lyssa, Lyssi, Lyssie, Lyza and Lyzbet.

Creative forms:
(female) Lause, Lisse, ..

(male) Lyce, Lydo, ..

Middle name pairings:
Lyse Aiyana (L.A.), ..

How popular is Lyse?

Lyse is an uncommon first name for women. Lyse is an equivalently rare last name too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Popular related forms of Lyse (unlisted) ranked in the Top 2000 are Bess, Elise (#174 last year), Elizabeth (#13), Elle (#398), Elsa (#487), Else, Elsie (#386), Elyse (#653), Ilse, Leasa, Leesa, Leisa, Lili, Lily (#25), Lisa (#749), Lisbet, Lise, Lissa, Lissie, Liz, Liza (#1685) and Lyssa. Usage of these forms of Lyse reached its most widespread during the years 1960-1969 (average #1198) and has become significantly lower since (#1389, down 73%), with versions like Bess becoming less in vogue. Elise, Elle, Elyse and Lily are four of the more chic girl names here. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Bess, Elise, Elizabeth, Elle, Elsa in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Else, Elsie, Elyse, Ilse, Leasa in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Leesa, Leisa, Lili, Lily, Lisa in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Lisbet, Lise, Lissa, Lissie, Liz in U.S.

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

Top 100 baby names ranking of Elise, Elizabeth, Elle, Elsa, Elsie outside U.S.

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

Similar Names

Lyse is alike in pronunciation to Lace, Leece, Leese, Lize, Lois, Loise, Louise, Lowise, Loyce, Loyise, Luce, Luise, Luz, Lyz and Lyzz. Other suggested similar names are Alyse, Ase, Cayse, Deyse, Ilyse, Joyse, Kayse, Lake, Lane, Layne, Lee, Lene, Lesy, Liset, Love, Lupe, Lyda, Lydie, Lyla, Lyn, Lyna, Lynae, Lynde, Lynea, Lynn, Lynne, Lynsey, Lyra, Rise, Rose and Suse. These names tend to be more frequently used than Lyse.

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