Eliza

Eliza - A very unique female name



  Dec 12,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Eliza, meaning pledged to God, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1910 on position #229. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Eliza and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Eliza? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Eliza. The baby girl name Eliza was given to 1,390 baby girls in 2012, ranking #221 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 1,017 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Eliza peaked in popularity 7 years ago in 2012 on position 221.



Famous with this name

Eliza Dushku
Eliza Taylor
Nova Eliza


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Rating: 5/5 (12 people)


Eliza is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Eliza is currently topping the baby name charts in Utah at position #42 - and is the least popular in Florida at position #386.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Eliza is where you live.


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Eliza origin and meaning

Eliza is a 5 letter name with 3 syllables. This name means pledged to God. To see famous people named Eliza, pop culture references for the name Eliza and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Eliza

We've found the following names that sound similar to Eliza, sorted by popularity.

Elsie / Elise / Eloise / Elisa / Elsa / Elyse / Elissa / Elisha / Elouise / Eloisa /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
2012221
2011254
2010240
2009277
2008326
2007332
2006323
2005303
2004318
2003328
2002365
2001369
2000382
1999437
1998454
1997449
1996469
1995491
1994593
1993585
1992661
1991597
1990543
1989695
1988618
1987657
1986761
1985744
1984719
1983670
1982653
1981643
1980688
1979730
1978807
1977741
1976770
1975908
1974956
1973856
1972902
19711009
1970863
1969990
1968952
19671059
1966948
19651030
19641145
19631072
19621131
19611255
19601123
19591284
19581060
1957964
19561024
1955904
19541062
1953935
1952903
1951769
1950775
1949686
1948775
1947757
1946676
1945545
1944586
1943607
1942609
1941571
1940549
1939523
1938506
1937530
1936516
1935524
1934465
1933462
1932420
1931455
1930414
1929403
1928435
1927402
1926389
1925371
1924365
1923367
1922345
1921347
1920328
1919319
1918331
1917322
1916344
1915315
1914298
1913258
1912259
1911242
1910229

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Utah42
Vermont86
Idaho115
West Virginia124
Iowa137
Nebraska145
Virginia161
Massachusetts169
North Carolina171
Delaware180
Maine184
Washington186
Minnesota189
Wisconsin189
South Carolina190
Kentucky193
Michigan202
Alabama204
Indiana208
Illinois214
Connecticut220
Ohio222
District of Columbia224
Colorado226
Missouri233
Mississippi233
Maryland238
Oregon243
New York245
Pennsylvania247
Kansas249
Arizona253
Nevada253
New Hampshire256
Tennessee257
New Jersey275
Texas283
Georgia287
California314
New Mexico334
Louisiana334
Oklahoma349
Arkansas372
Florida386

Even more about Eliza


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Eliza a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique female name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Eliza?

3 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
2012
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Eliza
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 1,017
Letter count 5
Syllable count 3
Year first discovered 1910
2012 births +1,390

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