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Ilse

First Name
2k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
230
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Ilse

"Ilse" is a name of German origin, and it means "Consecrated to God". It's a name commonly given to girls.

Notable Persons Named Ilse

Ilse was given the name Margarete Ilse Köhler on September 22nd, 1906 in Dresden. She breathed her last breath on September 1st, 1967.

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Ilse DeLange is a country music, pop music, and pop rock singer-songwriter. She plays Guitar and Vocals. She has had major accomplishments since 1998. Ilse was given the name Ilse Annoeska de Lange on May 13th, 1977 in Almelo. Ilse is also known as Ilse DeLange.

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Ilse was born in 1909 in Munich. She died in 1979.

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Ilse Steppat was an actress. She was most prominent from 1932 to 1969. Ilse was given the name Ilse Paula Steppat on November 17th, 1917 in Wuppertal, Germany. She died on December 22nd, 1969.

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Ayya Khema was a religious. She holds the title bikshuni, dasa sil mata, and Bhikkhuni. Ayya was given the name Ilse Kussel on August 25th, 1923 in Berlin. She left this life on November 21st, 1997.

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Ilse Werner was an actress and singer. She was most active from 1937 to 1937. Ilse was given the name Ilse Charlotte Still on July 11th, 1921 in Batavia, Dutch East Indies. She passed away on August 8th, 2005.

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1914 10 10 0
1915 9 9 0
1916 8 8 0
1917 6 6 0
1918 12 12 0
1922 8 8 0
1924 10 10 0
1926 10 10 0
1927 15 15 0
1928 7 7 0
1929 16 16 0
1930 23 23 0
1931 9 9 0
1932 10 10 0
1933 9 9 0
1934 7 7 0
1935 7 7 0
1936 14 14 0
1937 5 5 0
1938 5 5 0
1939 9 9 0
1943 5 5 0
1944 5 5 0
1945 6 6 0
1949 11 11 0
1951 5 5 0
1952 5 5 0
1953 12 12 0
1954 9 9 0
1955 7 7 0
1956 6 6 0
1957 10 10 0
1958 7 7 0
1960 8 8 0
1961 11 11 0
1962 9 9 0
1964 10 10 0
1965 13 13 0
1966 8 8 0
1967 7 7 0
1968 7 7 0
1969 10 10 0
1970 10 10 0
1971 8 8 0
1972 9 9 0
1974 6 6 0
1975 7 7 0
1977 7 7 0
1978 8 8 0
1980 9 9 0
1981 7 7 0
1982 6 6 0
1983 5 5 0
1984 8 8 0
1985 9 9 0
1986 14 14 0
1987 24 24 0
1988 41 41 0
1989 36 36 0
1990 50 50 0
1991 76 76 0
1992 48 48 0
1993 103 103 0
1994 103 103 0
1995 72 72 0
1996 67 67 0
1997 76 76 0
1998 75 75 0
1999 49 49 0
2000 49 49 0
2001 48 48 0
2002 54 54 0
2003 62 62 0
2004 39 39 0
2005 70 70 0
2006 52 52 0
2007 44 44 0
2008 55 55 0
2009 51 51 0
2010 40 40 0
2011 43 43 0
2012 33 33 0
2013 31 31 0
2014 40 40 0
2015 33 33 0
2016 24 24 0

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Popularity of Ilse as a first name

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Popularity of Ilse as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Ilse U.S.
  White 93.91% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 4.35% 16.26%

Of Last Name Ilse

People with the last name Ilse are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Ilse

  • How Popular is the name Ilse? Ilse is the 6,504th most popular name of all time. As a last name Ilse was the 82,044th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Ilse have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2016, the Social Security Administration has recorded 2,081 babies born with the first name Ilse in the United States. That's more than enough people named Ilse to occupy the territory of Christmas Island (Australia) with an estimated population of 1,462 (as of June 30, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Ilse? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1914 when it was given as a first name to 10 new born babies.
  • When was Ilse first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Ilse is Tuesday, June 8th, 1875.
  • What year had the most people named Ilse born? The highest recorded use of the first name Ilse was in 1993 with a total of 103 babies.
  • Random Ilse Factoid: According to the 2009 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Ilse is not a popular baby girl's name in Texas. Imagine that, only 15 babies in Texas have the same name as you in 2009.
  • Weird things about the name Ilse: Your name in reverse order is Esli. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Lsei. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Ilse? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 230 people with the last name Ilse.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Ilse? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Ilse as their last name since less than 1 person in 1.3m people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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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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