Usage: Lisa, of Hebrew origin, is a very popular first name. It is more often used as a girl (female) name.
People having the name Lisa are in general originating from Austria, Belgium, France, Germany, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Netherlands, New Zealand, Russia, Sweden, Switzerland, United Kingdom, United States of America.
Variants: For another variant of the name Lisa across the world, see Elisabeth.
Meaning: My god is a vow, Devoted to god
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N.B. Sometimes it happens that another name has the same meaning. There is nothing surprising in this: both names have the same origin or the same numbers of numerology.
The Growth number corresponding to this first name is 5.
Qualities: Extroverted, Adventurous
Ruling planet: Mercury
Colors: White, Gray
The name Lisa is ranked on the 25th position of the most used names. It means that this name is very frequently used.
We estimate that there are at least 9365200 persons in the world having this name which is around 0.129% of the population. The name Lisa has four characters. It means that it is relatively short-length, compared to the other names in our database.
The graph below represents the number of people who were given the name Lisa for each year since 1900 in the U.S.A.:
The name day of Lisa is 17 November.
History and Origin
The given name Lisa can be a short form of Elizabeth or Elisabeth.
In the United Kingdom, it began to gain popularity during the 1960s and by 1974 was the fifth most popular female name there, and a decade later was still as high as 14th. However, by 1996 it had fallen out of the top 100. Similarly, in the US it was the most popular female name for most of the 1960s and in the top 10 through most of the 1970s before falling.
English: variant of Liza, influenced by French Lise and German Liese..
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