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967k
in the U.S.
since 1880

Lisa

  • Gender: Girl
  • Origin: English
  • Meaning: God is My Oath
  • #45 All Time
Girls
Boys
Similar Names
16k Liza (English)
9k Liz (English)
4k Lissa (American)
3k Lise (German)
< 1k Leeza (American)
< 1k Lysa (American)
< 1k Lis (Scandinavian)

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



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YearTotal Babies BornGirls BornBoys BornRanking
1886660
1896550
1899770
1904990
1905550
1907770
1910990
1911990
1912770
191316160
191412120
191514140
191611110
191713130
191815150
191914140
192017170
192117170
192215150
192315150
192423230
192513130
192631310
192715150
192812120
192922220
193034340
193129290
193241410
193321210
193433330
193531310
193647470
193753530
193880800
193978780
194089890
194193930
19421251250
19431631630
19441931930
19452502500
19463283280
19474224220
19484684680
19495985980
19501,1771,1770
19511,7011,7010
19522,8522,8457
19533,6133,6049
19545,9185,9099#73 girl name
19558,5578,53720#48 girl name
195611,03711,01819#31 girl name
195715,15815,12929#26 girl name
195820,24720,21136#19 girl name
195925,75025,69159#10 girl name
196033,79133,70586#6 girl name
196142,77742,69582#2 girl name
196246,18846,083105#1 girl name
196356,15956,039120#1 girl name
196454,40654,275131#1 girl name
196560,44560,268177#1 girl name
196657,06456,913151#1 girl name
196752,54952,430119#1 girl name
196849,70749,532175#1 girl name
196945,18145,032149#1 girl name
197039,09838,960138#2 girl name
197133,03632,906130#3 girl name
197227,64227,54696#3 girl name
197322,73122,66566#5 girl name
197419,85019,77674#8 girl name
197518,19918,13069#8 girl name
197617,41017,34961#9 girl name
197717,06517,01253#12 girl name
197817,08217,03250#11 girl name
197917,35317,28469#13 girl name
198015,72115,66061#16 girl name
198114,35714,29265#18 girl name
198212,68812,64444#23 girl name
198311,51811,46652#27 girl name
198410,28110,23546#29 girl name
19859,0479,01433#36 girl name
19867,9307,89931#40 girl name
19877,5757,54926#40 girl name
19887,2987,26137#43 girl name
19896,6056,57431#55 girl name
19905,3585,34414#64 girl name
19914,4114,39714#83 girl name
19923,7923,78111#88 girl name
19933,2313,2247#100 girl name
19942,5782,56513
19952,2372,2370
19961,8721,8657
19971,5451,5450
19981,3631,3630
19991,1121,1120
20001,0951,0887
20019089080
20028308300
20038118110
20047097090
20056186180
20066076070
20075245240
20085075070
20094204200
20103953950
20113953950
20123943940
20133513510
20143713710

Want to know about the populiarty of Lisa? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 966,712 babies born with the name Lisa in the United States. That's more than enough Lisas to occupy the country of Djibouti with an estimated population of 923,000 (as of July 1, 2012). The name first appeared in the year 1886 when it was given to 6 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Lisa" was in 1965 with a total of 60,268 babies. (That's a lot of baby Lisas)

According to the 1988 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Lisa" ranks #43 in popularity as a baby girl's name in Pennsylvania. Imagine that, 373 babies in Pennsylvania have the same name as you in 1988. Across the entire United States a total of 7,298 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

What does the name "Lisa" mean?

Lisa (English): God is My Oath

The name "Lisa" is of English origin and it means "God is My Oath". It's a name commonly given to girls. There are 34 other names that are similar to this one.

L is for lively, your life is full of energy!

I is for interest, you show in others.

S is for special, you are, you know!

A is for accepting, your forgiving nature.

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

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

Where is the name Lisa popular?



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

Celebrities named Lisa

Olivia Munn

Olivia Munn is an actress, model, and presenter with the most prominent portion of her career being from 2 to present. Olivia was born in 1982 as Lisa Olivia Munn in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, U.S.A.

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Lisa Bonet

Lisa Bonet is an actress with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1983 to present. Lisa was born in 1967 as Lisa Michelle Bonet in San Francisco, California, U.S.

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Lisa Kudrow

Lisa Kudrow is an actress, voice actress, writer, and comedienne with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1989 to present. Lisa was born in 1963 as Lisa Valerie Kudrow in Los Angeles, California, U.S.

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Lisa Marie Presley

Lisa Marie Presley is a singer-songwriter with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1987 to present. Lisa was born in 1968 in Memphis, Tennessee, U.S.

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Lisa Rinna

Lisa Rinna is an actress with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1985 to present. Lisa was born in 1963 as Lisa Deanna Rinna in Newport Beach, California,.

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Lisa Edelstein

Lisa Edelstein is an actress and playwright with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1990 to present. Lisa was born in 1967 in Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.

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Past life for Lisa born Oct 15, 1923

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 USA South-West approximately on 1825. Your profession was philosopher and thinker.

Psychologically, you were timid, constrained, and quiet. You had creative talents, waited until that life to be liberated. Sometimes environment considered you strange. Your main task - to make the world more beautiful. Physical and spiritual deserts are just waiting for your touch. Keep smiling!

Name poster for Lisa

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