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Ilse Meaning


What does Ilse mean?

The name Ilse is of German origin.

The meaning of Ilse is "G-d oath, pledged to G-d".

Ilse is generally used as a girl's name.

It consists of 4 letters and 1 syllable and is pronounced Ilse.

The Given Name Ilse

Ilse is a variant of Elsa. See Elsa for further details.

Ilse is good for parents who want a name that is fearless and appealing.

This great little girl name has a natural brilliance.

Ilse is also great as a middle name.

Some famous bearers of this name include: Ilse DeLange.

Ilse Popularity

In the U.S. in 2018, it ranked 4,567 in baby name popularity for girls with 30 occurrences. Less than 5 boys were given the name.

In contrast, the year before it ranked 4,728 in baby name popularity for girls with 29 occurrences. Less than 5 boys were given the name.

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

Ilse Related Names

Ilse is a variant of Elsa.

Ilse is a diminutive of Elizabeth.

Famous Ilses

  • Ilse DeLange ~ Musician

Ilse Numerology

Want to know how your name choice may effect your child?

Then take a look at the Numerological Report For Ilse.

It may give you some insight about your new baby.

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Ilse Name Fun

Would you like to fingerspell the name Ilse in American Sign Language?

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Ilse.

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

Learn about nautical flags and see your name or message written in nautical flags, on the Ilse in Nautical Flags page.