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What does Elisee mean?

Elisee Pronunciation of Elisee [elisee] as a name for boys (also used as girls' name Elisee) has its root in Hebrew, and Elisee means "God is salvation". Elisee is a variant form of Elisha (Hebrew): contracted transcription of Elishu'a.


Elisee has 3 variants: Eliseo, Eliso and Yelisei.

4 more alternative forms via Elisha: Eleisha, Eli, Elishah and Elisher.

Creative forms:
(male) Efisee, Eilsee, ..

(female) Eliel, Elies, ..

Middle name pairings:
Elisee Benaiah (E.B.), ..

How popular is Elisee?

Elisee is a rare first name for males. Elisee is an equally unique surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Prominent variation forms of Elisee (outside Top 2000) are Eli (#53 from current records), Elisha (#778) and Eliseo (#911). These relations of Elisee were popular as baby names less than a decade ago (adoption of 0.45%) and are almost as popular today (adoption 0.4%, 11.6% less). Eli has generally been popular among parents, although Eliseo appears to be gaining popularity too. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Eli, Eliseo, Elisha in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Bailee, Dorsee, Ebisu, Edison, Edsel, Efisio, Egide, Eiden, Eike, Einer, Eizer, Elber, Elden, Elder, Eldis, Eldred, Eldrege (see Eldridge), Elemer, Elex, Elfred, Elger, Elgine, Elia, Eliam, Elian, Eliana, Elias, Eliasz, Elice, Elie, Eliezer, Elifelet, Eligia, Eligio, Elihu, Elija, Elijah, Eliot, Eliott, Eliran, Eliron, Elis, Elison, Elisson, Elisud, Eliu, Ellger (see Alger), Ellice, Ellis, Ellison, Elliss, Ellmer, Ellson, Ellyce, Elmer, Elmore, Elois, Elrey, Elroye, Elson, Elven, Elvis, Elviss (see Elvis), Emile, Enis, Erasme, Eraste, Erie, Erlie, Esme, Essex, Eusebe, Kasee, Ulises and Ulisse. These names tend to be more commonly used than Elisee.

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