Eliza

First Name
52k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
130
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Eliza

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  • A submission from Tennessee, United States says the name Eliza means "My God is bountiful" and is of Arabic origin.
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Wiktionary

Shortened from Elizabeth.

  1. A female given name, popular in the 19th century.

Notable Persons Named Eliza

Eliza Dushku is an actress. She was most active from 1992 to present. Eliza was given the name Eliza Patricia Dushku on December 30th, 1980 in Watertown, Massachusetts, U.S.

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Eliza Taylor is an actress. She was most prominent from 2002 to present. Eliza was given the name Eliza Jane Taylor-Cotter on October 24th, 1989 in Melbourne. Eliza is also known as Eliza Taylor-Cotter and Eliza Taylor.

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Eliza Coupe is an actress and comedienne. Her ongoing career started in 2006. Eliza was given the name Eliza Kate Coupe on April 6th, 1981 in Plymouth, New Hampshire, U.S.

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Lola Montez was a dancer, actress, lecturer, and author. Lola was given the name Eliza Rosanna Gilbert on February 17th, 1821 in Grange, Sligo, Ireland. Lola is also known as Donna Lola Montez and Maria Dolores Eliza Rosanna Gilbert. She left this life on January 17th, 1861.

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Eliza Bennett is an actress/singer, actor, and singing. She was most active from 2004 to present. Eliza was given the name Eliza Hope Bennett on March 17th, 1992 in Reading, Berkshire, UK. Eliza is also known as Eliza Hope Bennett.

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Eliza Schneider is an actress, singer-songwriter, dialectologist, playwright, actor, and dialectology. She has had major accomplishments since 1992. Eliza was given the name Eliza Jane Schneider on February 3rd, 1978. Eliza is also known as Blue Girl and Eliza Jane Schneider.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Eliza

Francisco was born in 1759. He died on February 19th, 1825.

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Fenwick. was born on February 1st, 1766. She died on December 8th, 1840.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born Ranking
1880 258 252 6 #85 girl name
1881 238 238 0 #91 girl name
1882 280 280 0 #92 girl name
1883 274 274 0 #95 girl name
1884 280 280 0
1885 300 300 0
1886 287 287 0
1887 290 290 0
1888 343 343 0
1889 307 307 0
1890 297 297 0
1891 280 280 0
1892 285 285 0
1893 272 272 0
1894 297 297 0
1895 273 273 0
1896 260 260 0
1897 244 244 0
1898 259 259 0
1899 256 256 0
1900 335 335 0
1901 207 207 0
1902 249 249 0
1903 247 247 0
1904 204 204 0
1905 222 222 0
1906 209 209 0
1907 232 232 0
1908 248 243 5
1909 249 249 0
1910 273 273 0
1911 258 258 0
1912 303 297 6
1913 322 315 7
1914 311 311 0
1915 365 356 9
1916 336 328 8
1917 386 377 9
1918 394 386 8
1919 395 388 7
1920 392 392 0
1921 352 352 0
1922 368 361 7
1923 339 333 6
1924 359 359 0
1925 335 335 0
1926 318 311 7
1927 295 286 9
1928 247 239 8
1929 264 259 5
1930 254 246 8
1931 205 205 0
1932 243 238 5
1933 203 197 6
1934 183 175 8
1935 164 158 6
1936 146 146 0
1937 140 133 7
1938 167 167 0
1939 152 152 0
1940 148 148 0
1941 147 147 0
1942 155 150 5
1943 138 138 0
1944 134 134 0
1945 160 160 0
1946 133 133 0
1947 118 118 0
1948 119 119 0
1949 144 144 0
1950 122 122 0
1951 129 129 0
1952 102 102 0
1953 98 98 0
1954 87 87 0
1955 121 121 0
1956 107 107 0
1957 119 114 5
1958 95 90 5
1959 88 88 0
1960 99 99 0
1961 91 91 0
1962 92 92 0
1963 97 97 0
1964 86 86 0
1965 96 96 0
1966 110 110 0
1967 101 101 0
1968 111 111 0
1969 123 123 0
1970 157 157 0
1971 115 115 0
1972 147 147 0
1973 155 155 0
1974 140 140 0
1975 147 147 0
1976 198 198 0
1977 222 222 0
1978 204 204 0
1979 243 243 0
1980 277 272 5
1981 285 279 6
1982 299 299 0
1983 280 280 0
1984 250 244 6
1985 242 242 0
1986 230 230 0
1987 293 293 0
1988 329 329 0
1989 303 303 0
1990 424 424 0
1991 384 384 0
1992 339 339 0
1993 402 402 0
1994 379 379 0
1995 506 506 0
1996 539 539 0
1997 570 570 0
1998 572 572 0
1999 631 631 0
2000 759 759 0
2001 806 806 0
2002 830 830 0
2003 943 943 0
2004 991 991 0
2005 1,044 1,044 0
2006 1,014 1,014 0
2007 1,007 1,007 0
2008 1,028 1,028 0
2009 1,182 1,182 0
2010 1,308 1,308 0
2011 1,256 1,256 0
2012 1,417 1,417 0
2013 1,619 1,619 0
2014 1,602 1,602 0
2015 1,832 1,832 0
2016 1,861 1,861 0
2017 2,061 2,061 0

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Popularity of Eliza as a first name

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Common last names for Eliza

  • Smith
  • Johnson
  • Jones
  • Brown
  • Davis
  • Moore
  • Thomas
  • Harris
  • Jackson
  • Wilson
  • White
  • Thompson
  • Robinson
  • Miller
  • Green
  • Walker
  • Clark

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Eliza U.S.
  White 20.77% 64.26%
  African American 19.23% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 4.62% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 55.38% 16.26%

Of Last Name Eliza

People with the last name Eliza are most frequently White, African American, or Hispanic or Latino

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Fun Facts about the name Eliza

  • What name lists does Eliza rank for?
  • How Popular is the name Eliza? Eliza is the 981st most popular name of all time. As a last name Eliza was the 130,610th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Eliza have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 51,743 babies born with the first name Eliza in the United States. That's more than enough people named Eliza to occupy the territory of Faroe Islands (Denmark) with an estimated population of 48,285 (as of March 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Eliza? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given as a first name to 258 new born babies.
  • When was Eliza first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Eliza is Friday, August 4th, 1865.
  • What year had the most people named Eliza born? The highest recorded use of the first name Eliza was in 2017 with a total of 2,061 babies. That's a lot of babies named Eliza!
  • Random Eliza Factoid: According to the 2006 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Eliza ranks 58th in popularity as a baby girl's name in Utah. Imagine that, 66 babies in Utah have the same name as you in 2006.
  • Weird things about the name Eliza: Your name in reverse order is Azile. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Eilza. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Eliza? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 130 people with the last name Eliza.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Eliza? Eliza 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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