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Lisa

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Meaning and origin
Lisa is a Hebrew girl name. The meaning of the name is `consecrated to God `.


Where is it used?
The name Lisa is mainly used in English.

It is an abbreviated form of
Elisabet, used in Scandinavian.
Elizabeth, used in English and in the bible.


How do they say it elsewhere?
Leesa (In English (Modern))


In combination with other names:
In English and in Dutch: Lisanne (F)
In English (Modern): Carlisa (F)
In English: Annalisa (F)


See also
In Welsh: Bethan
In Spanish, Portuguese, French and in English: Isabel
In Slovene: Elizabeta
In Scottish: Ealasaid
In Scandinavian and in English: Lis
In Scandinavian: Lisbet
In Russian: Elizaveta
In Romanian: Elisabeta
In Polish: Elzbieta
In Manx: Ealisaid
In Italian: Elisabetta
In Irish: Eilís
In Hungarian: Erzsébet
In Greek: Elisavet
In German: Liesa
In German: Lisbeth
In German: Lili
In German: Liesl
In German: Elli
In German: Liese
In German: Liesel
In German: Ilse
In French: Lisette
In English and in Scottish: Elspeth
In English and in Scottish: Elspet
In English, German, French and in the bible: Elisabeth
In English: Lise
In English: Lizzy
In English: Tetty
In English: Lizzie
In English: Lizbeth
In English: Liz
In English: Liza
In English: Elsie
In English: Bettie
In English: Betty
In English: Elise
In English: Bette
In English: Betsy
In English: Beth
In English: Bess
In English: Libby
In English: Elissa
In English: Eliza
In English: Bessie
In Dutch: Liesbeth
In Dutch: Lijsbeth
In Danish and in German: Else
In Czech and in Slovak: Alzbeta
In the bible: Elisheba
In Other languages: Elsabeth


What Lisa`s say about their name
  1. The best thing about the name Lisa:
    Not that common, very superp!!.. It has a wonderful meaning...
    The worst thing about the name:
    Most people dnt noe how to pronouce it....they say Lyza, Liza......I Hate It Soo Much.. It soo simple..Lisa
    If my name wasn`t Lisa....:
    It would have been Claris..
    Extra information:
    Shadout to all Lisa's......We've got a wonderful name yh! Lets make sure the meaning gets an effect on us....
  2. The best thing about the name Lisa:
    Not that common, very superp!!.. It has a wonderful meaning...
    The worst thing about the name:
    Most people dnt noe how to pronouce it....they say Lyza, Liza......I Hate It Soo Much.. It soo simple..Lisa
    If my name wasn`t Lisa....:
    It would have been Claris..
    Extra information:
    Shadout to all Lisa's......We've got a wonderful name yh! Lets make sure the meaning gets an effect on us....
  3. The best thing about the name Lisa:
    It is short feminine & sounds really COOL!! It's even unique cuz not many ppl r named lisa!! ;-)
    The worst thing about the name:
    Nothing, duh!!
    If my name wasn`t Lisa....:
    I would have completely lost it..........
    Extra information:
    Hey to all the lisas........ WE ROCK!!
  4. The best thing about the name Lisa:
    i love my name, it is short and sweet and all Lisa's are so beautiful, inside and out
    The worst thing about the name:

    If my name wasn`t Lisa....:
    i wouldnt want any other name, my name is perfect for me and my personalilty.
    Extra information:
  5. The best thing about the name Lisa:
    I love my name. It was given to me by my parents and an anointed name of God. My middle name is Lisa and no not after Presley I was born before her. It is a lovely name and us Lisa Marie's are unique and special..Hello Lisa Marie!!
    The worst thing about the name:

    If my name wasn`t Lisa....:

    Extra information:
  6. The best thing about the name Lisa:
    Its short and sweet
    The worst thing about the name:
    Very common
    If my name wasn`t Lisa....:
    I dont know
    Extra information:
  7. The best thing about the name Lisa:
    I love my name SO MUCH because its a Christian name & i LUVZ THAT!!!
    The worst thing about the name:
    Absolutely nothing
    If my name wasn`t Lisa....:
    No idea
    Extra information:
    Hi 2 all e LISAs in e whole world ,yu a SO MUCH BLESSED
  8. The best thing about the name Lisa:
    It's unique I don't no many other lisa's :) I get called lisa pizza lol
    The worst thing about the name:
    The worst thing about being called lisa is people calling me liza!! Never call me liza!
    If my name wasn`t Lisa....:
    If my name wasn't lisa it would have been tony-anne apparently soo I'm glad I got lisa I don't wana be tony :/
    Extra information:
  9. The best thing about the name Lisa:
    It is a beautiful name and I've never known a Lisa I didn't like.
    The worst thing about the name:
    Can't think of any.
    If my name wasn`t Lisa....:
    I don't know who I'd be.
    Extra information:
    No
  10. The best thing about the name Lisa:
    I love my name but i was wondering why people are always like lost when they hear it. Lisa wow! It s like the name is so special or maybe so so like I can't believe this name is born by a human being looks like Lisas are angels or just supernatural beings.More even in my school some people avoid pronouncing my name.
    The worst thing about the name:
    It isn't popular. It looks like always pushed aside
    If my name wasn`t Lisa....:
    Liliane
    Extra information:
    I still appreciate my name very well.
  11. The best thing about the name Lisa:
    It's short and I rather think few people have this name.
    The worst thing about the name:
    It is at times poorly pronounced
    If my name wasn`t Lisa....:
    If my name wasn't Lisa It would be Liliane
    Extra information:
    I love this name but I was wondering where the name really came from
  12. The best thing about the name Lisa:
    Nothing, it's horrid and very old fashioned
    The worst thing about the name:
    It's old, ugly when written and just not nice
    If my name wasn`t Lisa....:
    it would be Michelle
    Extra information:
  13. The best thing about the name Lisa:
    It's a pretty and feminine name,it's a common name,I have travelled all over the world,Canda,Us,Eastern Europe,Russia,Cuba and have met women there who have my name.
    The worst thing about the name:
    It is very common,and because of the popularity of the name when people tend to assume that I am alot older then I am (until they meet me)
    If my name wasn`t Lisa....:
    I would want a more exotic/uncommon name
    Extra information:
    I would have preferred a different spelling of my name, my name is spelled in the traditional way, Lisa
  14. The best thing about the name Lisa:
    The best thing about the name is that it sounds so pretty and u can spell it many ceative ways Leesa Leasa Lisa Lesa ect...
    The worst thing about the name:
    Its common lots of people have this name!
    If my name wasn`t Lisa....:
    Rosealee
    Extra information:
  15. The best thing about the name Lisa:
    It's my nickname n much shorter than my real name
    The worst thing about the name:
    I dnt know
    If my name wasn`t Lisa....:
    I dnt want other name
    Extra information:
  16. The best thing about the name Lisa:
    It's my nickname n much shorter than my real name
    The worst thing about the name:
    I dnt know
    If my name wasn`t Lisa....:
    I dnt want other name
    Extra information:
  17. The best thing about the name Lisa:
    The German meaning- Devoted to God.
    The worst thing about the name:
    Nothing i absolutely love my name.
    If my name wasn`t Lisa....:
    I have no idea.
    Extra information:
    The name Lisa has a lot of meaning.
  18. The best thing about the name Lisa:
    Its short n everybody likes the name
    The worst thing about the name:
    Wen people call it nisa or risa or misa
    If my name wasn`t Lisa....:
    Shontelle or alicia or louisa
    Extra information:
    It would be perfect if there was no stupid nickname
  19. The best thing about the name Lisa:
    It has four letters and not hard to spell
    The worst thing about the name:
    It's very common.
    If my name wasn`t Lisa....:
    Who knows what it would be
    Extra information:
    No
  20. The best thing about the name Lisa:
    not many Lisa's around
    The worst thing about the name:
    its so short.. dont like short names
    If my name wasn`t Lisa....:
    Mikayla, Gabriela
    Extra information:
  21. The best thing about the name Lisa:
    Nothing!
    The worst thing about the name:
    Everything!
    If my name wasn`t Lisa....:
    Sarah
    Extra information:
    I hate this name, as it's my name.
  22. The best thing about the name Lisa:
    It means what I am.
    The worst thing about the name:
    The weird nickname my mom gave for it, not telling what it is!
    If my name wasn`t Lisa....:
    It would be Dasheena Leanne.
    Extra information:
  23. The best thing about the name Lisa:
    It is unique and ik no other lisas (im 14)
    The worst thing about the name:
    nOTHING
    If my name wasn`t Lisa....:
    Shane, Spencer,
    Extra information:
    Nope
  24. The best thing about the name Lisa:
    It is the name of my fav actress
    The worst thing about the name:
    Lisa Bisa Risa Nisa
    If my name wasn`t Lisa....:
    Then Gelarina
    Extra information:
    Hate the name Gelarina
  25. The best thing about the name Lisa:
    It's short and sweet. It's not overly popular.
    The worst thing about the name:
    No one really sees it as that nice.
    If my name wasn`t Lisa....:
    It would be Faith or Paige
    Extra information:
    I'm not sure why the name isn't more popular
  26. The best thing about the name Lisa:
    Everybody loves my name
    The worst thing about the name:
    Nothing
    If my name wasn`t Lisa....:
    Eliabeth,Gemma or Louise
    Extra information:
    I heart me name gals!!!
  27. The best thing about the name Lisa:
    its unique
    The worst thing about the name:
    nothing
    If my name wasn`t Lisa....:
    elizabeth
    Extra information:
    nope!
  28. The best thing about the name Lisa:
    I do not know very many of them I was born in 69 popular name then
    The worst thing about the name:
    Being called Lisa pizza in school they did find a rhyme lol
    If my name wasn`t Lisa....:
    then I would have been a boy and had a different name my parents were pretty set on it
    Extra information:
    yes, my middle name is Maria go figure close enough to Presley but not named after her
  29. The best thing about the name Lisa:
    It sounds soft and feminine.
    The worst thing about the name:
    Getting asked if you were named after Lisa Marie Presley.
    If my name wasn`t Lisa....:
    I wouldn't be me.
    Extra information:
  30. The best thing about the name Lisa:
    Hebrew girl name. The meaning of the name is `consecrated to God
    The worst thing about the name:
    my friend called lis or lisa simpson
    If my name wasn`t Lisa....:
    consecrated to God
    Extra information:
  31. The best thing about the name Lisa:
    its unusual
    The worst thing about the name:
    you get called le!
    If my name wasn`t Lisa....:
    it wouldent be the same
    Extra information:
    its pretty & short
  32. The best thing about the name Lisa:
    It is short and feminine. It is hard to rhyme anything with it to make fun of it!
    The worst thing about the name:
    Nothing, I like it!
    If my name wasn`t Lisa....:
    I would be unhappy.
    Extra information:
    My name is Lisa Renee - I love my name.
  33. The best thing about the name Lisa:
    Well Its a good name to have
    The worst thing about the name:
    well nothing really
    If my name wasn`t Lisa....:
    Elizabeth
    Extra information:
  34. The best thing about the name Lisa:
    Easy to say and never gets pronounced wrong!
    The worst thing about the name:
    Nothing
    If my name wasn`t Lisa....:
    I think Karen...
    Extra information:
    I was born in 1985
  35. The best thing about the name Lisa:
    Its short easy to say and cute
    The worst thing about the name:
    Only when my husbands family call me Liza and the neighbours call Alessa. (Im Irish living in Moldova and those are similar names)
    If my name wasn`t Lisa....:
    It would have been Aoife
    Extra information:
    nothing else
  36. The best thing about the name Lisa:
    Mine has never been shortened & it is very pretty.
    The worst thing about the name:
    Nothing bad about being called Lisa
    If my name wasn`t Lisa....:
    it would have been Brooke!!!
    Extra information:
    ???
  37. The best thing about the name Lisa:
    IT'S KIND OF PRETTY AND THOUGH IT WAS POPULAR WHEN I WAS BORN (69) I REALLY DON'T KNOW MANY LISA'S. ALSO PEOPLE DON'T MISPRONOUNCE OR MISSPELL IT. ITS FUN TO WRITE!
    The worst thing about the name:

    If my name wasn`t Lisa....:
    I WOULD HAVE BEEN NAMED REBECCA AND I LIKE LISA MUCH BETTER.
    Extra information:
    PEOPLE CALL ME LEE, LEESE AND LILI. I LIKE ALL OF THOSE
  38. The best thing about the name Lisa:
    Not many people hav the name
    The worst thing about the name:
    I always wanted a nickname and the only way to shorten it is to be called leese
    If my name wasn`t Lisa....:
    don't think so
    Extra information:
  39. The best thing about the name Lisa:
    no1 asks how 2 spell it
    The worst thing about the name:
    its a common name
    If my name wasn`t Lisa....:
    nothing
    Extra information:
    parents said it cudnt b shortened,, so y does every1 call me le?


More `Lisa` links
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Actors named Lisa
Lisa in the encyclopedia





Statistics for Lisa

Lisa appears in 2007`s top-1000 name list at rank 573. The name reached the top-100 6 times and reached the top-10 2 times. 1970 was a `top year` for the name Lisa. (Based on 128 years of name history) In that year it ranked #2. The last time Lisa appeared among the most common names was in 1940. Our records go back to 1880

YearRankRank
2007573
2006501
2005494
2004429
2003376
2002362
2001340
2000296
1999282
1998230
1997194
1996168
1995144
1994123
1993100
199288
199183
199064
198016
19702
19606
1950220
1940731
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1920---
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See also the US top 1000 names 2007

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Comments on Lisa

Jamie
My first daughter's name is Lisa Rose.. her name comes out of the style after 70s and I thought why not bring it back? Everyone knows how to spell her name w/o a problem.
Jenna
I'm beginning to grow fond of this name. (:
eng
my daughter name is lisa trieu !!!!lol
Lisa
Lisa is e defntn of an awesome name
Lisa
Everyone always ask me how do you spell it! Its four letters L-I-S-A
Lisa
I was born in 1964 and seems like everyone was naming their daughters Lisa Marie. Why?
lisa
I luv d name lisa its cool feminine sweet short nt common its gat swag n evreryone can spell it
Lisa Marie
I hate my name, everyone presumes I was named after Lisa Marie Presley. I was supposed to be Michelle Marie but my mother prefered Lisa instead
Lisa middle name Marie I had it first 1969
Best thing about my name it means Consecrated to God Worst thing about my name Nothing it was God given Wouldn't want any other
Berthe Lisa
I see that this name is old fashioned reason why I am almost the last Lisa on earth in 2013.
Berthe Lisa
I still love my name and I fill like unique with it. More I think the reason why It isn't carelessly pronounced is because It imposes a great quantity of respect. Hi to all the Lisas on earth.
Lisa
Im 31, and I am a Lisa Marie, after Elvis Presley's daughter! I dnt really tink its an uncommon name. Its not the most popular name, bu I dont think its uncommon! OK and if you cant spell Lisa, your in trouble!! I love telling people Im named after someone famus!! I love the meaning!!! It fitts me!!
Lauren
My aunties name is Lisa she is really pretty and I love you Lisa xxxx Lauren
lisa hanna
Lisa is a great name I don't no many other people called lisa but when people call me liza it really pisses me off lol
Lisa
Its a beautifull name
Lisa
Its a beautifull name
Lisa Duella Jael
I guess Lisa should be counted among the est names ever!!!!....lol


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