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[ 1 syll. liz, li-z ] The baby girl name Liz is pronounced as LihZ †. Liz is used chiefly in the English language and it is derived from Hebrew origins.

Liz is a diminutive of the name Eliza (Romanian, English, Hungarian, and Polish) in the English language.

Liz is also a contraction of the name Elizabeth (English, Greek, and Hebrew) in the English language.

Liz is also a contraction of the name Liza (English, Hungarian, Russian, and Polish) in the English language.

See also the related form, Lizbeth (English).

Liz is uncommon as a baby girl name. At the modest height of its usage in 1961, 0.032% of baby girls were given the name Liz. It had a ranking of #375 then. The baby name has seen a substantial loss in popularity since then, and is today of very light use. In 2016, within the family of girl names directly linked to Liz, Elizabeth was the most popular.

Baby names that sound like Liz include Lizz, Lace, Laek, Laeke, Laes, Laese, Lage, Laik, Laike, Laise, Lake, Lashay, Lashe, Lass, Lasse, Layce, Layk, Layke, Lays, and Layse.

† Pronunciation for Liz: L as in "lay (L.EY)" ; IH as in "it (IH.T)" ; Z as in "zoo (Z.UW)"

A famous person named Liz is Actress Elizabeth (Liz) Taylor, born 27 February 1932, London, England.


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