What does Eliseo mean?
Eliseo /eli-seo/ [4 sylls.] as a boys' name is of Hebrew origin, and the name Eliseo means "God is salvation". Eliseo is an alternate form, with the suffix -eo, of Elisha (Hebrew): contracted variation of Elishu'a.
How popular is Eliseo?
Eliseo is a somewhat prominent first name for men (#884 out of 1220, Top 72%) and also a somewhat prominent last name for both adults and children (#80812 out of 150436, Top 54%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Displayed below is the birth name popularity of Eliseo for boys. Eliseo entered the list in 1920-1929 and reached its top rank of #774 in the U.S. in the 1940s, and is presently at #952. (Top 1000 Birth Names Statistics, 2014)
Popular variation forms of Eliseo (#952 a year ago) are Eli (#49 a year ago) and Elisha (#739). These boy names were at the apex of their popularity during 1880-1889 (usage of 0.508%) and are somewhat less popular today (usage 0.42%, ▼17.3%), with the version Elisha becoming less trendy. Eli (#49) is the most chic birth name among these, and there is a resurgence in baby name usage for this name. Below is a charted comparison of the usage of Eliseo and related names. (Top 1000 Birth Names Statistics, 2014)