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What does Lis mean?

Lis Pronunciation of Lis as a girls' name has its root in Hebrew, and the meaning of the name Lis is "God is my oath". Lis is a variant form of Elisabeth (Hebrew). Lis is also a variation of Elizabeth (Hebrew).




VARIANTS Lyse, Lys, Lizz, Liz, Lise, Liese, Lies

OTHER FORMS VIA ELISABETH, ELIZABETH Bep, Bess, Bet, Biff, Bit, Eilis, Elisa, Elise, Eliz, Els, Elsa, Else, Elsy, Ilsa, Ilse, Leasa, Leesa, Leisa, Leisel, Lib, Libbi, Libby, Liesa, Liesel, Liesja, Lili, Lilli, Lilo, Lily, Lisa, Lisbet, Lisel, Liset, Liseth, Lisl, Lissa, Lissi, Lissie, Lissy, Liza, Lizy, Lizzi, Lizzy, Lusa, Lysa, Lyssa, Lyssi, Lyza



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How popular is Lis?

Lis is an uncommonly occurring first name for females but a very prominent last name for all people (#12288 out of 150436, Top 8%). (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Which version is better?

Popular related forms of Lis (UNLISTED) ranked in the Top 2000 are Elizabeth (#13 FROM RECENT DATA), Lily (#31), Elise (#176), Elisa (#457), Elisabeth (#789), Elsa (#888), Lisa (#891), Libby (#1088), Liza (#1662), Bess, Liz, Lissie, Lissa, Liset, Lise, Lili, Lisbet, Lilli, Leisa, Leesa, Leasa, Ilse, Else and Lyssa. Adoption of these relations of Lis was widespread among parents 58 years ago (USAGE OF 3.8%) and is now significantly reduced (USAGE 1.1%, DOWN 72%), with forms such as Liza becoming somewhat outmoded. Elizabeth has been the recurring favorite, though Lily has grown trendy as well. (2018 BIRTH STATISTICS)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Bess, Elisa, Elisabeth, Elise, Elizabeth in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Elsa, Else, Ilse, Leasa, Leesa in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Leisa, Libby, Lili, Lilli, Lily in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Lisa, Lisbet, Lise, Liset, Lissa in U.S.

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

Top 100 baby names ranking of Elisa, Elise, Elizabeth, Elsa, Ilse outside U.S.

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

Similar Names

Lis is alike in pronunciation to Lace, Leese, Lize, Lois, Loise, Louise, Lowise, Loyise, Luce, Luise, Luz, Lyz and Lyzz. Other recommended sound-alike names are Cis, Lia, Lil, Lin, Liv, Nis and Sis. These names tend to be more frequently used than Lis.

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