Gender: Female Meaning of Lisa: "pledged to God" Origin of Lisa: English variation of Liza, diminutive of Elizabeth Lisa's Popularity in 2019: #957

Lisa Origin and Meaning

The name Lisa is a girl's name of Hebrew, English origin meaning "pledged to God".

Elvis naming his daughter Lisa Marie and Nat King Cole's hit song "Mona Lisa" conspired to catapult one of Elizabeth's many offshoots to Number 4 in 1970. Its star barely twinkles now.

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Rank in US: #957

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Famous People Named Lisa

Pop Culture References for the name Lisa

Liseta, Leeza, Liesebet, Liesa, Lisetta

Lisa's International Variations

Lissa, Liesja, Leesa (Dutch) Lisette, Elize (French) Lise (Danish) Liesel, Liese (German) Lisza (Hungarian)


Boba_Buddy_Le Says:


Would definitely name a daughter this. I love the association with Lalisa Manoban.

burg123 Says:


Lisa just sounds like the name of annoying girl with a nasally voice

Victoria19008 Says:


Sweet and simple and would look very cute on a little girl I think

NaomiNY Says:


Lisa Mishima is a character from the anime "Terror in Resonance".

bstevens09 Says:


Beautiful name

AliciaDawnCasey Says:


My aunt is named Lisa but her name is spelled Lesi

scblovesnames Says:


I really am starting to like it as a name by itself but it sure is feminine and pretty and work well as a nickname for Elizabeth.

tori101 Says:


I love Lisa as a nickname for Elisabeth

Marlz81 Says:


This name is so plain

That Creepy Stalker Named Tess Says:


My mother's name. It is nice, but a little old fashioned. Nothing wrong with that. ;)

Alicia1 Says:


It was so common years ago, I see why. Its very feminine and pretty.

Eva Thyssen Says:


I love this name!

Guest Says:


I used to think this was so old but now I think it's so pretty, especially if I had an Elisabetta.

Sweekune Says:


Definitely would consider Lisa for my daughter. As the name of my mentor throughout my midwifery training, it has great significance to me, not least that I hope my mentor will be present at the births of my children. I love the sound of the name and how it flows with my surname too.