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Elisabeth - Meaning of Elisabeth

What does Elisabeth mean?

Meaning of the name ElisabethLiesLiesbethLisaElliLieseLisbethElseLieschenLiskaElsIlseLysetteLieselElsaSissyElsbethElisaLiliElsiÉliseSissiLiesaLisetteEllyLilliLilly

[ 4 syll. e-li-sa-bet(h), el-isabe-th ] The baby girl name Elisabeth is pronounced in English as ih-LIHZ-ah-Bah-TH or in German as eh-LIY-Zaa-BehT †. Elisabeth is of Hebrew origin, and it is used mainly in Dutch, English, French, German, Greek, and Scandinavian. Elisabeth is a spelling variant of the English, Greek, and Hebrew Elizabeth.

The shortenings Elisa (English, Finnish, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, and Spanish), Els (Dutch), Elsa (English, Finnish, German, Scandinavian, and Scottish), Elsbeth (German), Else (Dutch, English, German, and Scandinavian), Élise (French), Ilse (Dutch and German), Lies (Dutch and German), Liesa (German), Liesbeth (Dutch, English, and German), Liese (Dutch and German), Lisa (Albanian, Dutch, English, French, German, Italian, and Scandinavian), Lisbeth (English and German), and Lise (English, French, German, and Scandinavian), and the diminutive forms Elli (German), Elly (Dutch), Elsi (English, German, and Spanish), Lieschen (German), Liesel (German), Lili (German), Lilli (German), Lilly (English), Lisette (English, French, and German), Liska (Scandinavian), Lysette (French), Sissi (German), and Sissy (German) are variants of the name.

See also the related categories, dutch, french, scandinavian, and german.

Elisabeth is an all-time favorite. At present it is still fairly popular as a baby name for girls, though it was in more widespread use in the past. The name grew in popularity from the 1940s up to the 2000s. Its usage peaked modestly in 2001 with 0.055% of baby girls being named Elisabeth. It ranked at #286 then. The baby name has since experienced a drop in frequency. In 2016, it ranked at #684 with a usage of 0.022%. Among the group of girl names directly related to Elisabeth, Elizabeth was the most commonly used. It was used 22 times more than Elisabeth in 2016.

Baby names that sound like Elisabeth include Eliisabet, Elisabete, Elizabeth, Elisabet, Elisabethe, Elisabith, Elisavet, Elishafat, Elishaphat, Elizabith, Elysabeth, Elyshafat, Elyshaphat, Elzbieta, Elisabeta, Elisabetta, Elizbeth, Elsabeth, Elsbet, and Elsbeth.

† Pronunciation for Elisabeth: IH as in "it (IH.T)" ; L as in "lay (L.EY)" ; Z as in "zoo (Z.UW)" ; AH as in "mud (M.AH.D)" ; B as in "be (B.IY)" ; TH as in "theme (TH.IY.M)" ; EH as in "ebb (EH.B)" ; IY as in "eat (IY.T)" ; AA as in "odd (AA.D)" ; T as in "tee (T.IY)"

A famous person named Elisabeth is Actress Elisabeth Harnois, born 15 May 1979, Detroit, Michigan.


Meaning of Elisabeth Meaning of Lise Meaning of Elsa Meaning of Else Meaning of Liesbeth Meaning of Lisa Meaning of Lisbeth Meaning of Elisa Meaning of Sissy Meaning of Elly Meaning of Elsi Meaning of Lili Meaning of Lilli Meaning of Lilly Meaning of Lisette Meaning of Sissi Meaning of Elli Meaning of Elizabeth
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