Diminutive of Elisabeth, Hebrew
"pledged to God"

Lise Origin and Meaning

The name Lise is a girl's name of Danish origin meaning "pledged to God".

Lise is most often found in the U.S. as the second half of the hybrid name Annalise. Canadian journalist Lyse Doucet bears a pretty alternative spelling, pronounced LEESE.

# 921 in the US

Lise Rank in US Top 1000

Lise Popularity

Famous People Named Lise

  • Lise MeitnerAustrian physicist who co,discovered nuclear fission
  • Lise DionCanadian comedienne
  • Lise GregorySouth African tennis player
  • Lise MayerAmerican,British TV writer
  • Lise MyhreNorwegian cartoonist
  • Lise Thériaultdeputy premier of Quebec, Canada
  • Lise Thibault27th lieutenant governor of Quebec, Canada

Lise in Pop Culture

  • Lise Johansencharacter in "Number the Stars" by Lois Lowry
  • Lise Bouviercharacter in "An American in Paris"