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Gender: Female Origin of Liz: Diminutive of Elizabeth Meaning of Elizabeth: Hebrew, "pledged to God"

The name Liz is a girl's name of Hebrew origin. Liz and is often added to lists like Nicknames for Elizabeth and discussed in our forums with posts like "Heaven, Hell, Purgatory -- Girls".

From the experts:

A girl named Liz on her birth certificate could feel deprived of her full identity. Call her Liz, but name her Elizabeth -- or at least Lizbeth or Eliza.

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Pop Culture References for the name Liz

Lizette, Lizz, Lyzz, Lyz

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puggerlover18 Says:


I totally understand that it takes a long name into something simple and zingy. My name is not Elizabeth or Lizzy
or Lizabeth its Alizarin so people reading this should look up the name its cool.

JazzieJonez Says:


This is my favorite nickname for Elizabeth. I don't understand why a lot people hate it's really cute and simple