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Meaning of Elise

and the Origins of this baby nameMeaning of baby name Elise


The name Elise has the following meaning:

Pledged to God. A very popular name. Traditional and elegant sounding, this name was popularized greatly by the famous actress Elizabeth Taylor. It is also the name of the mother of John the Baptist.
It is a female name, suitable for baby girls.


As a baby girl name, Elise is currently a popular baby name, with a recent overall USA popularity ranking of 233 out of 1000 (source: 2000s U.S. Census).

In 2009, the name Elise rose in popularity, moving up the USA Top 1000 charts in Year 2009, by 6 places. For the Year 2009, it ranked 211 in the Top 1000 charts.

The following chart shows the popularity of the name Elise in the USA, over the past 100 years.
USA baby name statistics


The name Elise is very likely a(n) Hebrew variant of the name Elizabeth.

See other suggested Hebrew girl baby names.

You might also like to see the other variants of the name Elizabeth.

Related names

The following names are baby names related to Elise and are suitable names for brothers and sisters of Elise: Boys - Abner, Aden, Asa, Izayah, Jace, Javen, Mahlon, Orley, Orly, Girls - Avie, Delilah, Leia, Lizeth, Nita, Rachel, Sharonda, Both genders - Edna



We think the name Elise should fall under the following style category: Biblical.

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Based on our research, most people would imagine a person with the name Elise to be: Friendly and beautiful woman

In one word, you might describe Elise as a(n) "beautiful" person.

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