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 "What would be the perfect twin?".
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.