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Popularity
967k
in the U.S.
since 1880

Lisa

Gender: Girl. Ranked #45 most popular

Similar Names
16k Liza (English)
9k Liz (English)
4k Lissa (American)
3k Lise (German)
< 1k Leeza (American)
< 1k Lysa (American)
< 1k Lis (Scandinavian)

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 impressive, your list of qualities.

S is for secret, that you can certainly keep.

A is for accord, the harmony you spread.

Your name in reverse order is "Asil". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Alis". 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.

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



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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 2011 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Lisa" is not a popular baby girl's name in Ohio. Imagine that, only 12 babies in Ohio have the same name as you in 2011. Across the entire United States a total of only 395 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

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 south east? 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 their 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 their 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, comedienne, and producer with the most prominent portion of their 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 their 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 their 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 their 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 Jan 7, 1956

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 Northern India approximately on 900. Your profession was writer, dramatist, and organizer of rituals.

You had a mind of a scientist, always seeking new explanations. Environment often misunderstood you. Had a respectable knowledge. Your lesson - to study, to practice and to use wisdom, enclosed in psychological sciences, and in ancient manuscripts. With strong faith and hard work you will reach your real destiny in present life.

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

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