[ 2 syll. el-se, els-e ] The baby girl name Else is pronounced as EHL-Sah in German †. Else is primarily used in the German, Dutch, English, and Scandinavian languages, and its language of origin is Germanic and Hebrew.
Else is a German form of Alice.
Else is also a Dutch, English, German, and Scandinavian contraction of the Dutch, English, French, German, Greek, and Scandinavian name Elisabeth as well as a Dutch, English, German, and Scandinavian contraction of the English, Greek, and Hebrew name Elizabeth.
Else is also a German and Scandinavian form of the English, Scandinavian, Spanish, Finnish, German, and Scottish name Elsa.
Else is unusual as a baby name for girls. It is not ranked within the top 1000 names. In 2018, within the group of girl names directly linked to Else, Elizabeth was the most widely used.
† Pronunciation for Else: EH as in "ebb (EH.B)" ; L as in "lay (L.EY)" ; S as in "see (S.IY)" ; AH as in "mud (M.AH.D)"