[ 2 syll. e-ly-se, el-yse ] The baby girl name Elyse is pronounced ey-LIY-Z or iyLIY-Z †. Elyse is of Hebrew and Old Greek origin. It is used mainly in the English and Latin languages. Biblical name: The name was popularized by the fictional hippie mother Elyse Keaton in the US TV sitcom Family Ties (1982-1989).
In addition, Elyse is a diminutive of Elizabeth (English, Greek, and Hebrew) in the English language.
Elyse is also a variant of Elysia (English) in the English and Latin languages.
Variant forms share the origin and meaning of Elyse.
Elyse is rather popular as a baby girl name. The name rose in popularity during the 1980s. At the modest peak of its usage in 1987, 0.043% of baby girls were given the name Elyse. It had a ranking of #304 then. The baby name has experienced a decline in popularity since then. In 2018, it ranked at #692 with a usage of 0.023%. Out of the family of girl names directly linked to Elyse, Elizabeth was the most commonly used. It was more commonly used than Elyse by 20 times in 2018.
† Pronunciation for Elyse: EY as in "ate (EY.T)" ; L as in "lay (L.EY)" ; IY as in "eat (IY.T)" ; Z as in "zoo (Z.UW)"