Elisa

First Name
42k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
<100
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Elisa

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  • According to a user from Spain, the name Elisa is of Hebrew origin and means ""God helps" or "promise from God".".
  • A user from Albania says the name Elisa is of Albanian origin and means "Gift of God".
  • A submission from Pennsylvania, United States says the name Elisa means "God is my oath" and is of Unknown origin.
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  1. An assay that relies on an enzymatic conversion reaction and is used to detect the presence of specific substances (such as enzymes or viruses or antibodies or bacteria)

Notable Persons Named Elisa

Elisa Lam is a student. Elisa was born on April 30th, 1991.

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Elisa Donovan is an actress, writer, and producer. Her ongoing career started in 1994. Elisa was given the name Lisa Adaline Donovan on February 3rd, 1971 in Poughkeepsie, New York, U.S.

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Elsa Martinelli is an actress and model. Her most notable accomplishments were from 1953 to 2005. Elsa was given the name Elisa Tia on January 30th, 1935 in Grosseto.

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Elisa is a musician. She plays Vocals, Piano, Guitar, keyboards, Sampler, Percussion, Bass guitar, Flute, and Sampler (musical instrument). Her most notable accomplishments were from 1996 to present. Elisa was given the name Elisa Toffoli on December 19th, 1977.

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Elisa Bonaparte was royalty. She holds the title Grand Duchess of Tuscany, Princess of Lucca, Piombino, and Countess of Compignano. Her career lasted from 1809 to 1814. Elisa was born as the child of Carlo Buonaparte and Letizia Ramolino on January 3rd, 1777 in Ajaccio, Corsica, France. She breathed her last breath on August 7th, 1820.

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Elisa Gabrielli is an actor, voice acting, comedian, actress, and voice artist. She was most prominent from 1988 to 1988. Elisa was given the name Elisa Pensler Gabrielli . Elisa is also known as Elisa P. Gabrielli.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Elisa

Elisa is a musician. She plays Vocals, Piano, Guitar, keyboards, Sampler, Percussion, Bass guitar, Flute, and Sampler (musical instrument). Her most notable accomplishments were from 1996 to present. Elisa was given the name Elisa Toffoli on December 19th, 1977.

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Maria Elisa is a television presenter and tv presenter. Maria was given the name Maria Elisa Domingues on June 4th, 1950 in Lisbon.

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Gillian Elisa is an actress. Gillian was given the name Gillian Elizabeth Thomas on August 10th, 1953 in Carmarthen.

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How popular is the baby name Elisa in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1880 5 5 0
1882 8 8 0
1883 8 8 0
1884 10 10 0
1885 8 8 0
1886 12 12 0
1887 16 16 0
1888 15 15 0
1889 11 11 0
1890 13 13 0
1891 11 11 0
1892 17 17 0
1893 10 10 0
1894 12 12 0
1895 13 13 0
1896 13 13 0
1897 17 17 0
1898 13 13 0
1899 9 9 0
1900 21 21 0
1901 17 17 0
1902 12 12 0
1903 16 16 0
1904 24 24 0
1905 15 15 0
1906 26 26 0
1907 28 28 0
1908 27 27 0
1909 33 33 0
1910 34 34 0
1911 28 28 0
1912 39 39 0
1913 40 40 0
1914 55 55 0
1915 60 60 0
1916 78 78 0
1917 76 76 0
1918 67 67 0
1919 83 83 0
1920 102 102 0
1921 104 98 6
1922 108 103 5
1923 97 97 0
1924 121 121 0
1925 105 105 0
1926 118 118 0
1927 111 111 0
1928 160 155 5
1929 118 118 0
1930 134 129 5
1931 117 117 0
1932 120 120 0
1933 100 100 0
1934 120 115 5
1935 102 102 0
1936 112 112 0
1937 94 94 0
1938 94 94 0
1939 74 74 0
1940 83 83 0
1941 74 74 0
1942 82 82 0
1943 115 115 0
1944 108 108 0
1945 90 90 0
1946 113 113 0
1947 112 112 0
1948 132 132 0
1949 135 135 0
1950 115 115 0
1951 164 164 0
1952 188 188 0
1953 262 262 0
1954 240 240 0
1955 302 302 0
1956 288 288 0
1957 329 329 0
1958 385 385 0
1959 450 450 0
1960 515 515 0
1961 545 540 5
1962 550 550 0
1963 717 717 0
1964 642 642 0
1965 614 614 0
1966 681 681 0
1967 636 631 5
1968 657 652 5
1969 647 647 0
1970 691 686 5
1971 678 678 0
1972 608 608 0
1973 590 585 5
1974 560 560 0
1975 496 496 0
1976 544 538 6
1977 558 558 0
1978 590 585 5
1979 733 728 5
1980 713 713 0
1981 784 773 11
1982 724 716 8
1983 682 676 6
1984 644 644 0
1985 678 678 0
1986 674 667 7
1987 636 624 12
1988 611 603 8
1989 646 640 6
1990 601 601 0
1991 619 619 0
1992 548 541 7
1993 555 555 0
1994 523 523 0
1995 546 546 0
1996 576 576 0
1997 562 562 0
1998 547 547 0
1999 497 497 0
2000 509 509 0
2001 557 557 0
2002 559 559 0
2003 550 550 0
2004 593 593 0
2005 541 541 0
2006 542 542 0
2007 553 553 0
2008 492 492 0
2009 471 471 0
2010 602 602 0
2011 542 542 0
2012 853 848 5
2013 657 657 0
2014 619 619 0
2015 654 654 0
2016 631 631 0
2017 615 615 0

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Popularity of Elisa as a first name

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Common last names for Elisa

  • Rodriguez
  • Garcia
  • Hernandez
  • Perez
  • Gonzalez
  • Martinez
  • Lopez
  • Rivera
  • Sanchez
  • Flores
  • Torres
  • Diaz
  • Ramirez
  • Ramos
  • Ortiz
  • Gonzales
  • Gomez

Fun Facts about the name Elisa

  • How Popular is the name Elisa? Elisa is the 1,122nd most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Elisa have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 42,136 babies born with the first name Elisa in the United States. That's more than enough people named Elisa to occupy the territory of Sint Maarten (the Netherlands) with an estimated population of 37,429 (as of January 1, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Elisa? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Elisa first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Elisa is Friday, June 4th, 1869.
  • What year had the most people named Elisa born? The highest recorded use of the first name Elisa was in 2012 with a total of 848 babies.
  • Random Elisa Factoid: According to the 1920 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Elisa ranks 101st in popularity as a baby girl's name in Arizona. Imagine that, 11 babies in Arizona have the same name as you in 1920.
  • Weird things about the name Elisa: Your name in reverse order is Asile. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Iesal. How do you pronounce that?

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
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