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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Elyse

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  • According to a user from Iowa, United States, the name Elyse is of French origin and means "God is my oath".

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Wiktionary
  1. A female given name

Notable Persons Named Elyse

Elyse Knox was an actress, model, and fashion designer. Her career lasted from 1937 to 1949. Elyse was given the name Elsie Lillian Kornbrath on December 14th, 1917 in Hartford, Connecticut, U.S. She died on February 16th, 2012.

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Elyse Levesque is an actress and actor. Her ongoing career started in 1997. Elyse was given the name Elyse Marie Levesque on September 10th, 1985 in Regina, Saskatchewan.

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Elyse Sewell is a model. Elyse was given the name Elyse Marie Sewell on June 10th, 1982 in Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA.

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Elyse was born on April 24th, 1980. She passed away on July 22nd, 1995.

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Elyse was born Elyse Taylor on October 20th, 1986.

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Lisi Harrison is a young-adult fiction writer. Her ongoing career started in 2004. Lisi was given the name Elyse E. Gottlieb on July 29th, 1970 in Toronto.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1913 6 6 0
1914 5 5 0
1916 7 7 0
1917 5 5 0
1918 5 5 0
1919 8 8 0
1921 5 5 0
1922 5 5 0
1923 5 5 0
1924 12 12 0
1925 5 5 0
1926 8 8 0
1927 11 11 0
1928 11 11 0
1929 9 9 0
1930 6 6 0
1931 9 9 0
1932 10 10 0
1933 5 5 0
1936 6 6 0
1939 7 7 0
1940 8 8 0
1941 8 8 0
1942 18 18 0
1943 38 38 0
1944 77 77 0
1945 55 55 0
1946 62 62 0
1947 97 97 0
1948 87 87 0
1949 95 95 0
1950 107 107 0
1951 95 95 0
1952 129 129 0
1953 119 119 0
1954 148 148 0
1955 172 172 0
1956 121 121 0
1957 108 108 0
1958 100 100 0
1959 89 89 0
1960 98 98 0
1961 76 76 0
1962 53 53 0
1963 87 87 0
1964 98 98 0
1965 77 77 0
1966 91 91 0
1967 75 75 0
1968 95 95 0
1969 86 86 0
1970 69 69 0
1971 78 78 0
1972 76 76 0
1973 81 81 0
1974 73 73 0
1975 58 58 0
1976 85 85 0
1977 80 80 0
1978 79 79 0
1979 84 84 0
1980 82 82 0
1981 78 78 0
1982 80 80 0
1983 243 243 0
1984 426 426 0
1985 638 638 0
1986 701 701 0
1987 803 803 0
1988 797 790 7
1989 619 612 7
1990 454 449 5
1991 412 412 0
1992 330 330 0
1993 263 263 0
1994 276 276 0
1995 249 249 0
1996 216 216 0
1997 248 248 0
1998 283 283 0
1999 270 270 0
2000 278 278 0
2001 292 292 0
2002 314 314 0
2003 349 349 0
2004 368 368 0
2005 386 386 0
2006 418 418 0
2007 389 389 0
2008 432 432 0
2009 452 452 0
2010 461 461 0
2011 479 479 0
2012 571 571 0
2013 495 495 0
2014 477 477 0
2015 437 437 0
2016 417 417 0
2017 427 427 0

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Popularity of Elyse as a first name

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Fun Facts about the name Elyse

  • How Popular is the name Elyse? Elyse is the 1,757th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Elyse have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 18,392 babies born with the first name Elyse in the United States. That's more than enough people named Elyse to occupy the territory of Cook Islands (New Zealand) with an estimated population of 17,791 (as of December 1, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Elyse? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1913 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Elyse first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Elyse is Saturday, December 16th, 1882.
  • What year had the most people named Elyse born? The highest recorded use of the first name Elyse was in 1987 with a total of 803 babies.
  • Random Elyse Factoid: According to the 1994 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Elyse is not a popular baby girl's name in Colorado. Imagine that, only 10 babies in Colorado have the same name as you in 1994.
  • Weird things about the name Elyse: Your name in reverse order is Esyle. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ylsee. How do you pronounce that?

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