Elisa Name Meaning & Origin

Elisa

Pronunciation: eh-LEE-sə (key)

Origin of the name Elisa:

Short form of Elizabeth (God is my oath) that is now commonly bestowed as an independent given name.

From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.

Related Names:

Elise, Eliza, Alisa, Lisa

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Nicknames for Elisa

Lisey, Ellie, Lee, Lisa

Meanings and history of the name Elisa

When I looked up the meaning of this traditional family name it read 'light from God'. She came into our lives when we most needed light and remains a force.

Famous real-life people named Elisa

Elisa Radziwill, beloved of Emperor William I of Germany, whom he could not marry due to inequality of birth. She was called the "White Rose" and "The Angel" by contemporaries at court.
Elisa Christy, actress
Elisa Donovan, actress (Amber in Clueless)
Elisa Najera, Miss Mexico 2008
Elisa, Italian singer/songwriter

Elisa in song, story & screen

Story: the main character in the Zion Covenant series, Elisa Lindheim Murphy

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