The name Elise is a girl's name of French origin meaning "pledged to God". Elise is ranked #166 on our popularity charts and is often added to lists like Classic Girl Names That Aren't Boring and discussed in our forums with posts like "Quick Question Thread?!".
From the experts:
Elise is on an upward trend, due in large part to its dash of French flair, and to the love for El-names in general. It's been in the Top 200 in the US for six years now, and is riding a wave in several European countries as well.
Elise was introduced into the English-speaking world in the late nineteenth century. Emily Blunt played a character named Elise in The Adjustment Bureau.
Fur Elise is one of Beethoven's most popular piano pieces. Piers Morgan named his daughter Elise.