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Gender: Female Meaning of Lise: "pledged to God" Origin of Lise: Diminutive of Elisabeth, Hebrew

The name Lise is a girl's name of Danish origin meaning "pledged to God". Lise and is often added to lists like International Variations of Elizabeth and discussed in our forums with posts like "Baby Name SCRABBLE".

From the experts:

Lise is most often found in the U.S. as the second half of the hybrid name Annalise.

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Famous People Named Lise

Lise Meitner, Austrian physicist who co-discovered nuclear fission
Lise Dion, Canadian comedienne
Lise Gregory, South African tennis player
Lise Mayer, American-British TV writer
Lise Myhre, Norwegian cartoonist
Lise Thériault, deputy premier of Quebec, Canada
Lise Thibault, 27th lieutenant governor of Quebec, Canada

Pop Culture References for the name Lise

Lise Johansen, character in "Number the Stars" by Lois Lowry
Lise Bouvier, character in "An American in Paris"