Elisa - Meaning of Elisa
[ 3 syll. e-li-sa, el-isa ] The baby girl name Elisa is also used as a boy name, though the use for girls is far more popular. It is pronounced eh-LIY-Zaa (German) †. Elisa's language of origin is Hebrew. It is predominantly used in English, Finnish, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, and Spanish.
Elisa is a shortening of the Dutch, English, French, German, Greek, and Scandinavian Elisabeth in the English, Finnish, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, and Spanish languages and a shortening of the English, Greek, and Hebrew Elizabeth in the English, Finnish, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, and Spanish languages.
Elisa is also a form of Isabel in the Spanish language.
Elisa is a rather popular baby girl name. The name has been rising in popularity since the 1900s. At the modest peak of its usage in 2012, 0.044% of baby girls were named Elisa. It was #366 in rank then. In 2018, it ranked at #457 with a usage of 0.037%, and it was the 3rd most popular after Elizabeth and Isabel, out of all girl names in its family. Elizabeth was 12 times more regularly used than Elisa in 2018. In the last century Elisa has primarily been a baby girl name.
Baby names that sound like Elisa include Elea, Eleacee, Eleacy, Eleasha, Eleesha, Elegey, Elegi, Elegie, Elegy, Elexis, Elika, Elisah, Elise, Elishah, Eliska, Eliso, Elissa, Elissia, Eliya, and Eliza.
† Pronunciation for Elisa: EH as in "ebb (EH.B)" ; L as in "lay (L.EY)" ; IY as in "eat (IY.T)" ; Z as in "zoo (Z.UW)" ; AA as in "odd (AA.D)"