Dutch variation of Ilsa
"pledged to God"

Ilse Origin and Meaning

The name Ilse is a girl's name meaning "pledged to God".

Pronounced with two syllables, as if spelled Ilsa, Ilse is popular in The Netherlands and may rise here with cousin Elsa.

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Famous People Named Ilse

  • Ilse BingGerman photographer
  • Ilse Annoeska de Langesinger for Dutch band The Common Linnets
  • Ilse HeylenBelgian Olympic judoka
  • Ilse AichingerAustrian writer
  • Ilse Charlotte (Still) WernerDutch,German singer/actress
  • Ilse CrawfordBritish interior designer

Ilse in Pop Culture

  • Ilse Neumanncharacter in the musical "Spring Awakening"
  • Ilse Burnleycharacter in the "Emily of New Moon" series by L. M. Montgomery

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