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What does the name "Ilse" mean?

Ilse (German): Consecrated to God

The name "Ilse" is of German origin and it means "Consecrated to God". It's a name commonly given to girls. There are 2 other names that are similar to this one.

I is for instill, the lesson of life.

L is for look, the way you look at life.

S is for special, you are, you know!

E is for extra, those little things you do!

Your name in reverse order is "Esli". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Lsie". How do you pronounce that?

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How popular is the name "Ilse" in the U.S.?


Want to know about the populiarty of Ilse? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 2,024 babies born with the name Ilse in the United States. That's more than enough Ilses to occupy the territory of Christmas Island (Australia) with an estimated population of 1,462 (as of June 30, 2010). The name first appeared in the year 1914 when it was given to 10 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Ilse" was in 1993 with a total of 103 babies.

According to the 1993 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Ilse" is not a popular baby girl's name in Arizona. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Arizona have the same name as you in 1993. Across the entire United States a total of only 103 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

Where is the name Ilse popular?

The map shows the relative popularity of the name Ilse in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess a name that was popular in the midwest? Search for the name to check your answer!

Celebrities named Ilse

Ilse DeLange

Ilse DeLange is a singer-songwriter with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1998 to present. Ilse was born in 1977 as Ilse Annoeska de Lange in Almelo, Netherlands.


Ilse de Meulemeester

Ilse was born in 1971.


Ilse De Vis

Ilse was born in 1981.


Ilse van der Poel

Ilse was born in 1977.


Past life for Ilse born Jan 15, 1969

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Egypt approximately on 900. Your profession was writer, dramatist, and organizer of rituals.

As a ruthless character, you carefully weighed your decisions in critical situations, with excellent self-control and strong will. Generally liked, but not always loved. Your lesson - to combat violence and disharmony in our world, to understand its roots and origins. All global problems have similar origins.

Here's something for you to ponder on...

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