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Gender: Female Origin of Liza: Diminutive of Eliza, diminutive of Elizabeth Meaning of Elizabeth: Hebrew, "pledged to God"

The name Liza is a girl's name of Hebrew origin. Liza and is often added to lists like Nicknames for Elizabeth and discussed in our forums with posts like "Picky Parents BNG".

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Liza is still tied to Ms. Minnelli, who was named by her mother Judy Garland after a George Gershwin song. Step up to Eliza instead.

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Famous People Named Liza

Liza May Minnelli, American singer/actress
Liza Lou, American artist
Liza Victoria Huber, American actress and daughter of Susan Lucci
Liza Mundy, American journalist/author
Liza Yermalovich, Belarusian model
Liza Rebecca Weil, American actress
Liza Frulla, Canadian MP
Louise "Liza" Goddard, English actress
Liza Kennedy, German-Japanese model
Elizaveta "Liza" SergeyevnaTuktamysheva, Russian figure skater
Elizaveta Petrovna Glinka aka Dr. Liza, Russian humanitarian
Liza Tarbuck, English actress
Liza Jacqueline Kaplan, American voice actress
(Sania Sultana) Liza, Bangladeshi pop singer
Liza Wang (Ming-chuen), Hong Kong singer and actress
Elizabeth "Liza" Koshy, American YouTuber
Hope Elizabeth "Liza" Soberano, Filipino-American Actress
Elizabeth "Liza" Ryan (b. 2002), daughter of US. House Speaker Paul Ryan
Elizaveta "Liza" (pr. LEE-za) Ilinichna Kulik (b. 2001), daughter of figure skaters Ekaterina Gordeeva and Ilia Kulik

Pop Culture References for the name Liza

Liza Colby, character in American soap "All My Children"
Liza, a bride in the movie "Seven Brides for Seven Brothers"
Liza, the Darlings' maid in "Peter Pan" by J. M. Barrie
Eliza-Louisa "Liza-Lu" Durbeyfield, Tess's sister in "Tess of the d'Urbervilles" by Thomas Hardy
Liza Kemp, central character in "Liza of Lambeth" (1897) by W. Somerset Maugham
Liza Mullins, character in the movie "Chronicles of Syntax"
Liza Bump, character on TV's "Ally McBeal"
Liza Miller, character on TV's "Younger"
Liza Warner, character on TV's "Arrow"
"Liza," 1972 Italian film and its main character
"There's a Hole in My Bucket (Dear Liza)," American folk song
"Liza (All The Clouds Roll Away)," song by George Gershwin
"L'il Liza Jane," American jazz and folk song
"Liza Jane," song by Vince Gill
"Liza Jane," song by David Bowie