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Name Lisa

Meaning:My God is abundance; My God has sworn Tools:

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About the name Lisa in particular

Gender:female
Languages of use:German, Italian, Dutch, English, French
Is short form of:Elisabeth
US 2015 rank:#748     ... 747:Kinslee, 748:Avianna, 749:Lisa, 750:Raquel, 751:Jolie ...     Full US 2015 list
Similarly written:Alisa, Alisa, Elisa, Elisa, Elísa, Gisa, Isa, Lia, Liesa, Liisa     Details
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About Elizabeth, the group of names with the same origin as Lisa

Meaning/translation:My God is abundance; My God has sworn
Language of origin:Hebrew
Info about origin:meaning not known for sure
 2 interpretations are common, with the second name element either derived from sheba (seven) or from shaba (oath):
 My God is seven with the number seven as symbol for abundance, thus My God is abundance
 or My God has sworn
 in the Bible Elizabeth is the mother of John the Baptist
Words:el = God, the powerful  Hebrew
 sheba = seven  Hebrew
 shaba = the oath  Hebrew
Topics:Old Testament
Variants' top ranks:1:Lisa Germany/West 1991,  1:Elsa Sweden 2015,  1:Eliska Czechia 2015,  2:Elisabeth Austria 2015,  2:Elizabeth Paraguay 2014,  2:Eliise Estonia 2015,  2:Erzsébet Hungary 2014,  3:Elise Belgium 2014,  4:Lili Hungary 2014,  4:Elizabete Latvia 2011
Somehow related to:Isabella, Isaline, Lilian
Old/original forms:Elisheba Hebrew
Name variants:Alzbeta, Bessie, Bessy, Beth, Bethan, Bethli, Bethzy, Betina, Betje, Betsy, Betta, Bettina, Betty, Eliise, Elisa, Elísa, Elisabet, Elísabet, Elisabeth, Elísabeth, Elisabetha, Elisabetta, Elisabettina, Elisaveta, Elischeba, Elise, Élise, Eliska, Elissa, Eliza, Elizabet, Elizabeta, Elizabete, Elizabeth, Els, Elsa, Elsbeth, Else, Elsi, Elsie, Elyssa, Elza, Elzbieta, Erzsébet, Ilse, Libby, Liesa, Liesbeth, Lieschen, Liese, Liesel, Liezel, Liisa, Lili, Lilli, Lilly, Lis, Lisa, Lisbeth, Lise, Lisette, Liska, Lison, Lissette, Lissy, Liz, Liza, Lizbeth, Lize, Lizeth, Lizette, Lizzie, Lizzy, Lysa, Sabeth, Sissi, Sissy, Spela, Yelizaveta   Sortable list   Details
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SeriesGraphRankings
IrelandGraph2006 97,  2005 93,  2004 91,  2003 64,  2002 55,  2001 55,  2000 47,  1999 47,  1998 47
ScotlandGraph2002 63,  2001 66,  2000 63,  1999 59,  1998 39
USA decadesGraph1990-1999 113,  1980-1989 31,  1970-1979 6,  1960-1969 1
USA prevalence 1990 11
USA yearlyGraph2015 748,  2014 750,  2013 773,  2012 709,  2011 703,  2010 720,  2009 690,  2008 603,  2007 573,  2006 500,  2005 494,  2004 427,  2003 372,  2002 358,  2001 336,  2000 294,  1999 282,  1998 230,  1997 194,  1996 168,  1995 144,  1994 123,  1993 100
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