The name Elise is a girl's name of French origin meaning "pledged to God". Elise is ranked #177 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 "Girls Makeover - Two Middles".
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.
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.