Liza

First Name
17k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
202
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Liza

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  • According to a user from Canada, the name Liza is of American origin and means "Oath of God".
  • According to a user from Sri Lanka, the name Liza is of Unknown origin and means "Origin from hebrew , Liza means consecration".
  • According to a user from Kentucky, United States, the name Liza is of French origin and means "Crazy".
  • A user from Illinois, United States says the name Liza is of English origin and means "Queen of the world".

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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun ‖Li"za
The American white mullet (Mugil curema).
Other Dictionary Sources
  1. Similar to the striped mullet and takes its place in the Caribbean region
Wiktionary
  1. A female given name, diminutive of Eliza and Elizabeth.

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Notable Persons Named Liza

Liza Minnelli is an actress, singer, dancer, and choreographer. She was most active from 1959 to present. Liza was given the name Liza May Minnelli by her parents Judy Garland and Vincente Minnelli on March 12th, 1946 in Hollywood, California, U.S.

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She has had major accomplishments since 1984. Liza was given the name Liza Rebecca Weil on June 5th, 1977 in Passaic, New Jersey.

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Liza Soberano is an actress, model, actor, and model (people). Her most notable accomplishments were from 2011 to present. Liza was given the name Hope Elizabeth Soberano on January 4th, 1998 in Santa Clara, California, United States.

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Liza Snyder is an actress. She was most active from 1992 to present. Liza was born on March 20th, 1968 in Northampton, Massachusetts.

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Liza Lapira is an actress. Her most notable accomplishments were from 1999 to present. Liza was born on December 3rd, 1975 in Queens, New York, U.S.

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Liza Tarbuck is an actress, television, and radio presenter. Her most notable accomplishments were from 1986 to present. Liza was born as the child of Jimmy Tarbuck on November 21st, 1964 in Liverpool, Merseyside, England.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Liza

Liza is a model (people). Liza was given the name Liza Kennedy on July 5th, 1989 in Hamburg.

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She holds the title Woman International Master(2011) and FIDE titles.

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Francis Liza is an athlete for the Cimarron F.C.

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Eduardo Liza is a soccer player.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1880 18 18 0
1881 23 23 0
1882 16 16 0
1883 20 20 0
1884 18 18 0
1885 19 19 0
1886 27 27 0
1887 26 26 0
1888 28 28 0
1889 28 28 0
1890 40 40 0
1891 26 26 0
1892 30 30 0
1893 23 23 0
1894 27 27 0
1895 20 20 0
1896 27 27 0
1897 25 25 0
1898 22 22 0
1899 31 31 0
1900 26 26 0
1901 21 21 0
1902 30 30 0
1903 20 20 0
1904 15 15 0
1905 21 21 0
1906 29 29 0
1907 18 18 0
1908 23 23 0
1909 22 22 0
1910 42 42 0
1911 32 32 0
1912 35 35 0
1913 35 35 0
1914 30 30 0
1915 28 28 0
1916 31 31 0
1917 44 44 0
1918 41 41 0
1919 29 29 0
1920 31 31 0
1921 22 22 0
1922 29 29 0
1923 40 40 0
1924 44 44 0
1925 34 34 0
1926 36 36 0
1927 32 32 0
1928 26 26 0
1929 12 12 0
1930 25 25 0
1931 32 32 0
1932 23 23 0
1933 27 27 0
1934 20 20 0
1935 24 24 0
1936 18 18 0
1937 17 17 0
1938 19 19 0
1939 23 23 0
1940 27 27 0
1941 22 22 0
1942 21 21 0
1943 34 34 0
1944 22 22 0
1945 34 34 0
1946 37 37 0
1947 39 39 0
1948 28 28 0
1949 35 35 0
1950 58 58 0
1951 56 56 0
1952 55 55 0
1953 62 62 0
1954 61 61 0
1955 65 65 0
1956 42 42 0
1957 98 98 0
1958 113 113 0
1959 153 153 0
1960 135 135 0
1961 210 210 0
1962 200 200 0
1963 230 230 0
1964 287 287 0
1965 348 348 0
1966 340 340 0
1967 317 317 0
1968 313 313 0
1969 314 314 0
1970 410 410 0
1971 340 340 0
1972 374 374 0
1973 518 518 0
1974 392 392 0
1975 444 435 9
1976 432 432 0
1977 498 498 0
1978 417 417 0
1979 448 448 0
1980 460 460 0
1981 422 422 0
1982 393 393 0
1983 323 323 0
1984 287 282 5
1985 243 243 0
1986 220 220 0
1987 233 233 0
1988 241 241 0
1989 265 265 0
1990 218 218 0
1991 224 224 0
1992 193 193 0
1993 184 184 0
1994 183 183 0
1995 170 170 0
1996 184 184 0
1997 142 142 0
1998 158 158 0
1999 145 145 0
2000 140 140 0
2001 156 156 0
2002 133 133 0
2003 145 145 0
2004 114 114 0
2005 116 116 0
2006 103 103 0
2007 104 104 0
2008 107 107 0
2009 126 126 0
2010 93 93 0
2011 101 101 0
2012 108 108 0
2013 114 114 0
2014 122 122 0
2015 125 125 0
2016 115 115 0
2017 116 116 0

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Popularity of Liza as a first name

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Popularity of Liza as a last name

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Common last names for Liza

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  • Jones
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  • Walker
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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Liza U.S.
  White 19.80% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 17.33% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 61.39% 16.26%

Of Last Name Liza

People with the last name Liza are most frequently White, Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander, or Hispanic or Latino

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Fun Facts about the name Liza

  • How Popular is the name Liza? Liza is the 1,856th most popular name of all time. As a last name Liza was the 91,221st most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Liza have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 16,655 babies born with the first name Liza in the United States. That's more than enough people named Liza to occupy the territory of Anguilla (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 15,236 (as of July 1, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Liza? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given as a first name to 18 new born babies.
  • When was Liza first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Liza is Wednesday, June 8th, 1870.
  • What year had the most people named Liza born? The highest recorded use of the first name Liza was in 1973 with a total of 518 babies.
  • Random Liza Factoid: According to the 1975 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Liza ranks 110th in popularity as a baby girl's name in Vermont. Imagine that, 6 babies in Vermont have the same name as you in 1975.
  • Weird things about the name Liza: Your name in reverse order is Azil. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Azil. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Liza? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 202 people with the last name Liza.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Liza? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Liza as their last name since less than 1 person in 1.4m 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).
  • 1913 Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary via the Collaborative International Dictionary of English (License)
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
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