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Elise - Meaning of Elise

What does Elise mean?

Meaning of the name EliseIsabellaElizabethLillianAllisonEllieBellaAliceAlyssaLillyIsabelElizaIzabellaAllieAlexiaAlisonAllysonAliciaElysiaElisha

[ 2 syll. e-li-se, el-ise ] The baby girl name Elise is pronounced ih-LIYS or ih-LIYZ in English or eh-LIY-Zah in German †. Elise is of Germanic and Hebrew origin. It is used mainly in the German, Dutch, English, French, and Scandinavian languages.

Elise is a German variant transcription of Alice.

Elise is also a Dutch, English, French, German, and Scandinavian contraction of Elizabeth (English, Greek, and Hebrew).

See also the related forms, Elisha (English and Hebrew) and Elysia (English).

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

Elise is popular as a baby girl name, and it is also viewed as fairly trendy. The name's popularity has been increasing since the 1940s. At the recent height of its usage in 2012, 0.110% of baby girls were given the name Elise. It was #151 in rank then. In 2016, it ranked at #166 with a usage of 0.099%. Within the family of girl names directly linked to Elise, Elizabeth was the most widely used. It was 5 times more widely used than Elise in 2016.

Baby names that sound like Elise include Ilyse, Eleigh, Elek, Elese, Elga, Eliese, Eliesse, Elis, Elix, Eliz, Elize, Elka, Elkee, Elkey, Elki, Elkie, Elky, Ella, Elleigh, and Ellese.

† Pronunciation for Elise: IH as in "it (IH.T)" ; L as in "lay (L.EY)" ; IY as in "eat (IY.T)" ; Z as in "zoo (Z.UW)" ; EH as in "ebb (EH.B)" ; AH as in "mud (M.AH.D)"


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