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Origin & Meaning

The name Liza is of English and Russian origin.

The meaning of Liza is "my G-d is an oath, pledged to G-d".  


In the U.S. in 2014, it ranked 1709  in baby name popularity for girls with 122 occurrences.    Less than 5 boys were given the name. 

View the Liza Name Popularity Page to see how the popularity trend for Liza has changed since 1880, or to compare the popularity of Liza to other names.


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Related Names

Liza is a diminutive (nickname) of Elizabeth, Eliza.

Variants of the name Liza include Lisa, Lyza.

Other Tidbits

Some famous bearers of this name include: Liza Minnelli.

Name Fun

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Just for fun, see the name Liza in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

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Names Like This

English names generally consist of a given name, middle name and family name. Many English speaking countries have fairly flexible naming laws. This allows the multicultural families that live in these countries to merge the naming conventions of their faiths or previous nationalities with their current homeland.

Biblical names are still very prevelant. Nature, literature, mythology, celebrity, surnames, variants of traditional names and newly invented names are all sources of English given names.

The evolution of English names in the U.K. can be traced to the various conquests and ruling power changes of its early history. The evolution of English names in America has been more influenced by the various influxes of immigrants from different parts of the world during different times in its history.