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Gender: Female Pronunciation: el-EES or el-EEZ Meaning of Elyse: "pledged to God" Origin of Elyse: Variation of Elise or Elysia Elyse's Popularity in 2017: #679

The name Elyse is a girl's name of Hebrew origin meaning "pledged to God". Elyse is ranked #679 on our popularity charts and is often added to lists like TV Mom Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "Drop you least favourite (girls with middles)".

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Elyse hasn't been heard much since the 80s, but it's beginning to be reconsidered as a possibIlity again, now that it's not so much seen as a Mom name, as it was in the TV show "Family Ties." A spelling variation of Elise, it's another variation of Elizabeth. Many parents today would opt for Eliza.

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Famous People Named Elyse

Elyse Knox (born Elsie Lillian Kornbrath), American actress
Elyse Marie Levesque, Canadian actress
Elyse Marie Sewell, American model
Elyse Taylor, Australian model
Elyse Goldstein, first woman rabbi in Canada
Elyse Hopfner-Hibbs, Canadian Olympic gymnast
Elyse Penaluna, Australian basketball player
Elyse Gasco, Canadian fiction writer
Elyse Luray, American historian and TV personality ("History Detectives")

Pop Culture References for the name Elyse

Elyse Keaton, the mom on the TV series "Family Ties"
Elyse Aurora Bowden, character from "The Angry Woman Suite" by Lee Fullbright