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

The name Lizzie is a girl's name of Hebrew origin. Lizzie and is often added to lists like Attitude Nicknames for Girls and discussed in our forums with posts like "Girls Makeover - Two Middles".

From the experts:

Lizzie was commonly used as an independent name in the last half of the nineteenth century. Today Lizzie is still one of the most stylish short forms of Elizabeth, but few U.S. parents put it on the birth certificate.

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Famous People Named Lizzie

Lizzie Borden, American criminal
Lizzie Stoltzfus, American reality TV personality
Elizabeth ''Lizzie'' Grant, birth name of singer Lana Del Rey
Elizabeth Mary "Lizzie" Armitstead, English Olympic cyclist
Lizzie Hopley, British actress
Lizzie Miles (born Elizabeth Mary Landreaux), American Creole blues singer
Linda Elizabeth "Lizzie" Borden, American film director
Lizzie Brochere, French actress
Lydia "Lizzie" Burns, Irish wife of philosopher Friedrich Engels
Elizabeth Eleanor "Lizzie" Siddal, English artists' model
Elizabeth Sewall "Lizzie" Alcott, sister of Louisa May Alcott
Lizzie West, American singer-songwriter
Elizabeth Lillian "Lizzie" Marvelly, New Zealand singer-songwriter
Elizabeth "Lizzie" Cundy, English TV presenter
ElizabethLizzieWells, English actress
Lizzie Webb, British TV fitness guru
Elizabeth "Lizzie" Mickery, British writer and actress
Elizabeth Ann "Lizzie" Rovsek, Miss Kentucky USA 2002
Elizabeth Ann "Lizzie" Higgins, Scottish singer
Margaret Elizabeth "Lizzie" Crozier French, American educator and suffragist
Lizzie Greenwood-Hughes, English TV presenter
Lizzie Waterworth, English voice actress
Lizzie Graham, Puerto Rican soprano
Lizzie Evans, American vaudevillian
Elizabeth Anne "Lizzie" Gough, British dancer
Lizzie Arlington, first woman to play organized baseball
Lizzie Velasquez, American Author
Elizabeth "Lizzie" Ognibene, American child model

Pop Culture References for the name Lizzie

Elizabeth "Lizzie" Bennet, character in "Pride and Prejudice" by Jane Austen
Elizabeth Brooke "Lizzie" McGuire, main character on TV's "Lizzie McGuire"
Elizabeth Lillian "Lizzie" Spaulding Lewis, character on soap "Guiding Light"
Lizzie McDonald, character on TV's "Life with Derek"
Lizzie Samuels, character on TV's "The Walking Dead"
Lizzie, character in Pixar movie "Cars"
Lizzie, a Tinysaurus in The Land Before Time film series
Lizzie Shafai, character on TV's "Chuck"
Elizabeth "Lizzie" Lakely, character on British soap "Emmerdale"
"Lizzie Dripping," British children's TV show
"Lizzie," 1957 movie
"Lizzie Zipmouth," children's book by Jacqueline Wilson
"Lizzie's Library," Australian children's TV series
"Lizzie and the Rainman," song by Tanya Tucker
Tin Lizzie, slang term for a Ford Model T
Lizzie Hearts, character on TV's "Ever After High"
Lizzie, character in Jane in Bloom by Deborah Lytton
Lizzie Midford, character from the anime Black Butler

Lizzey, Lizy, Lizzi, Lizzy


bordercollie Says:


Though I wouldn't use it on its own, I adore Lizzie as a nickname for Elizabeth

kmdharrington Says:


I like the Lizzie, but I want it to be short for something but am not sold on Elizabeth

Imnotputtingmynameonline Says:


I know a couple Elizabeths and one Aysabeth (unfortunate) who go by Lizzie.