Elise

First Name
64k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
146
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

What does the name Elise mean? Find out below.

Origin and Meaning of Elise

"Elise" is a name of French origin, and it means "Form of Elisa". It's a name commonly given to girls.

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From French Élise or German Elise, both variants of Elisabeth.

  1. A female given name.

Elise was also found in the following language(s): Danish, German, Norwegian, and Swedish

Notable Persons Named Elise

Elise Neal is an actor, dance, actress, and dancer. She was most active from 1992 to present. Elise was born on March 14th, 1966 in Memphis, Tennessee, U.S.

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Elise was born on July 2nd, 1984 in Albany, New York.

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Elise Bauman is an actress and actor. She was most active from 2006 to present. Elise was given the name Elise Janae Bauman on October 23rd, 1990 in Toronto.

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Elise Jordan is a journalist. Elise was given the name Catherine Elise Jordan in Holly Springs, Mississippi.

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Elise Andrew is a blog writer, science communicator, webmaster, blog, science communication, and science communicatorandwebmaster. Elise was born in 1989.

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Elise was born on November 17th, 1995 in Leuven, Belgium.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Elise

Kimberly Elise is an actress. She was most active from 1994 to present. Kimberly was given the name Kimberly Elise Trammel on April 17th, 1967 in Minneapolis. Kimberly is also known as Kimberly Elise Oldham and Kimberly Oldham.

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Her most notable accomplishments were from 1988 to present. Christine was given the name Christine Elise McCarthy on February 12th, 1965 in Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.

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Sonyae Elise is a contemporary r&b, hip hop music, and pop music singing and songwriter. She plays Vocals. Sonyae was born Sonyae Elise on July 10th, 1990 in Newark, New Jersey.

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Lily Elise is an alternative, pop, r&b, alternative r&b, and pop music musician. Lily was given the name Lily Elise Housh on February 20th, 1991.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1880 24 24 0
1881 22 22 0
1882 29 29 0
1883 26 26 0
1884 28 28 0
1885 25 25 0
1886 32 32 0
1887 32 32 0
1888 33 33 0
1889 42 42 0
1890 33 33 0
1891 44 44 0
1892 40 40 0
1893 51 51 0
1894 43 43 0
1895 50 50 0
1896 46 46 0
1897 50 50 0
1898 60 60 0
1899 48 48 0
1900 76 76 0
1901 47 47 0
1902 51 51 0
1903 53 53 0
1904 59 59 0
1905 54 54 0
1906 55 55 0
1907 67 67 0
1908 70 70 0
1909 63 63 0
1910 62 62 0
1911 77 77 0
1912 143 143 0
1913 144 144 0
1914 157 157 0
1915 186 186 0
1916 198 198 0
1917 215 210 5
1918 209 209 0
1919 234 234 0
1920 208 208 0
1921 216 216 0
1922 202 202 0
1923 205 200 5
1924 199 199 0
1925 154 154 0
1926 164 159 5
1927 157 157 0
1928 148 148 0
1929 170 165 5
1930 137 137 0
1931 147 147 0
1932 129 129 0
1933 121 121 0
1934 96 96 0
1935 139 139 0
1936 116 116 0
1937 119 119 0
1938 107 107 0
1939 118 118 0
1940 116 116 0
1941 123 123 0
1942 106 106 0
1943 125 125 0
1944 134 134 0
1945 113 113 0
1946 132 132 0
1947 185 185 0
1948 166 166 0
1949 169 169 0
1950 187 187 0
1951 292 292 0
1952 304 304 0
1953 352 352 0
1954 404 404 0
1955 408 408 0
1956 395 395 0
1957 356 356 0
1958 391 391 0
1959 423 423 0
1960 374 374 0
1961 403 403 0
1962 368 368 0
1963 374 374 0
1964 427 427 0
1965 374 374 0
1966 363 363 0
1967 337 337 0
1968 341 341 0
1969 327 327 0
1970 332 332 0
1971 309 309 0
1972 257 257 0
1973 292 292 0
1974 220 220 0
1975 230 230 0
1976 245 245 0
1977 255 255 0
1978 284 284 0
1979 295 295 0
1980 332 332 0
1981 388 388 0
1982 437 437 0
1983 555 555 0
1984 759 759 0
1985 942 933 9
1986 1,044 1,044 0
1987 1,143 1,143 0
1988 1,102 1,095 7
1989 1,075 1,065 10
1990 1,072 1,072 0
1991 970 970 0
1992 939 939 0
1993 977 977 0
1994 802 802 0
1995 788 788 0
1996 935 935 0
1997 1,045 1,045 0
1998 1,026 1,026 0
1999 1,157 1,157 0
2000 1,278 1,278 0
2001 1,336 1,336 0
2002 1,335 1,335 0
2003 1,419 1,419 0
2004 1,510 1,510 0
2005 1,494 1,494 0
2006 1,566 1,566 0
2007 1,557 1,557 0
2008 1,549 1,549 0
2009 1,530 1,525 5
2010 1,587 1,587 0
2011 1,934 1,934 0
2012 2,126 2,121 5
2013 2,016 2,016 0
2014 1,972 1,967 5
2015 1,843 1,843 0
2016 1,911 1,911 0
2017 1,707 1,702 5

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Popularity of Elise as a first name

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Popularity of Elise as a last name

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Common last names for Elise

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  • Brown
  • Davis
  • Anderson
  • White
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  • Jones
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  • Green
  • Clark
  • King

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Elise U.S.
  White 34.93% 64.26%
  African American 51.37% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 3.42% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 3.42% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 6.85% 16.26%

Of Last Name Elise

People with the last name Elise are most frequently White or African American

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Fun Facts about the name Elise

  • What name lists does Elise rank for?
  • How Popular is the name Elise? Elise is the 853rd most popular name of all time. As a last name Elise was the 118,853rd most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Elise have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 64,476 babies born with the first name Elise in the United States. That's more than enough people named Elise to occupy the territory of Bermuda (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 64,237 (as of May 20, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Elise? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given as a first name to 24 new born babies.
  • When was Elise first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Elise is Saturday, January 12th, 1867.
  • What year had the most people named Elise born? The highest recorded use of the first name Elise was in 2012 with a total of 2,121 babies. That's a lot of babies named Elise!
  • Random Elise Factoid: According to the 2013 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Elise ranks 103rd in popularity as a baby girl's name in Rhode Island. Imagine that, 9 babies in Rhode Island have the same name as you in 2013.
  • Weird things about the name Elise: Your name in reverse order is Esile. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Eiles. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Elise? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 146 people with the last name Elise.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Elise? Elise is one of the most unique last names recorded.

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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).
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