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Gender: F Meaning of Elise: "pledged to God" Origin of Elise: French variation of Elizabeth Elise's Popularity in 2015: #174

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 five 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.

Famous People Named Elise

Elise Burgin, American tennis player
Elise Neal, American actress
Elise Depew Strang L'Esperance, American pathologist and physician
Elise Stefanik, U.S. Congresswoman from New York; youngest woman ever elected to Congress
Elise Crombez, Belgian model
Elise Gatien, Canadian actress
(Mary) Elise Ray, American gymnast
Elise Nicole Testone, American pop singer
Elise Blake, English actress
Elise Bauman, Canadian actress
Elise Ippolito (born Frances Gres), American painter
Elise Kellond-Knight, Australian soccer player
Élise Bussaglia, French football player
Elise Hove Thorsnes, Norwegian football player
Renee Elise Goldsberry, American actress and singer
Kimberly Elise (Trammel), American actress
Dianna Elise Agron, American actress
Elise Morgan, daughter of British TV personality Piers Morgan
Elise Chin (b. 2010), daughter of Singaporean actor Marcus Chin
Elise Lasalle (b. 1995), daughter of actress Eva Pope and Laurence Lasalle
Brooklyn Elise Paine (b. 2016), daughter of reality TV personalities Erin Bates Paine and Chad Paine of "Bringing Up Bates"
Lana Elise Gommans (b. 2015), daughter of musicians Amanda Somerville and Sander Gommans of After Forever

Pop Culture References for the name Elise

Elise McKenna, character from the film "Somewhere in Time"
Elise de la Serre, character from the video game "Assassin's Creed: Unity"
Elise Storton, main character in Melody Carlson's "Never Been Kissed"
Elise, character in video game "Fire Emblem: Fates"
"A Letter to Elise," song by The Cure
"A Perfect Day, Elise," song by PJ Harvey
"Fur Elise," a bagatelle composed by Ludwig van Beethoven
Elise Whisks, character from the "Selection" trilogy