Nicknames for Elizabeth

Elizabeth is one of those classic, widely-used baby names that has an entire raft of nicknames, going in and out of style over time. There's a pet form of Elizabeth that's right for any child.
  • Buffy

    Gender: F Love Dislike

    Buffy was a one-time sorority girl with a roommate named Muffy, then a fearless vampire slayer, though still basically fluffy. You might think of Buffy as the feminine version of Chip or Bud --... Read More 

  • Eliza

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    Eliza is one of our favorite names; we love its combination of streamlined modernity and Eliza Doolittle charm and spunk, and offer Eliza as one of our top recommendations.

    That... Read More 

  • Elize

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  • Ellie

    Gender: F Love Dislike

    Ellie first took off in the UK--yes, in this nickname form--and this warm and friendly name has also taken off here. In 2011, Ellie entered the Top 100 for the first time and arrived at Number 55... Read More 

  • Elsa

    Gender: F Love Dislike

    Lost in limbo for decades and decades, Elsa now stands a good chance of following along in the progression from Emma to Ella to Etta, having just about lost her German accent--and as the newest... Read More 

  • Elsie

    Gender: F Love Dislike

    Not so long ago, Elsie might have been on a list of Names Least Likely to Succeed—but look at her now! She is currently ranked Number 47 in the U.K., and in the US, she's now Number 336, having... Read More 

  • Etta

    Gender: F Love Dislike

    Etta, once a short form of Henrietta, it has long been used on its own, and we wonder if it could follow the progression of Emma to Ella to...Etta.

    Etta has taken the first step,... Read More 

  • Ilsa

    Gender: F Love Dislike

    Ilsa is remembered as the radiant but tragic heroine of "Casablanca," and it's having something of a European resurgence. Read More 

  • Izzy

    Gender: F Love Dislike

    The more popular Isabella becomes--and it's currently at #1--the more we hear the nickname Izzy (especially if we watch "Grey's Anatomy"): it's just a matter of time before it stands on its own.Read More 

  • Lea

    Gender: F Love Dislike

    More attractive than Lee, less meaningful than Leah. Unusuable in Australia where she would be associated with the margerine brand Meadow Lee.Read More 

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