Lisa

Lisa - A very unique female name



  Apr 24,2017      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Lisa, meaning pledged to God, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1920 on position #1604. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Lisa and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Lisa? 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 Lisa. The baby girl name Lisa was given to 349 baby girls in 2012, ranking #710 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 4,049 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Lisa peaked in popularity 55 years ago in 1962 on position 1.



Famous with this name

Lisa Kudrow
Lisa Eichhorn
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Lisa is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Lisa is currently topping the baby name charts in Connecticut at position #354 - and is the least popular in North Carolina at position #1,492.

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 Lisa is where you live.


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Lisa origin and meaning

Lisa is a 4 letter name with 2 syllables. This name means pledged to God. To see famous people named Lisa, pop culture references for the name Lisa and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Lisa

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

Lois / Louise / Lucy / Lacey / Leigh / Lucia / Luz / Lizzie / Lacy / Lexi /

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
2012710
2011721
2010714
2009690
2008599
2007580
2006498
2005503
2004432
2003378
2002355
2001339
2000296
1999280
1998229
1997193
1996168
1995143
1994123
1993100
199288
199183
199064
198955
198843
198740
198640
198536
198429
198327
198223
198118
198016
197913
197811
197712
19769
19758
19748
19735
19723
19713
19702
19691
19681
19671
19661
19651
19641
19631
19621
19612
19606
195910
195819
195726
195631
195548
195473
1953111
1952126
1951176
1950219
1949317
1948365
1947409
1946428
1945476
1944538
1943596
1942677
1941813
1940717
1939859
1938875
19371144
19361061
19341316
19321769
19311321
19301500
19291850
19261266
19242002
19221993
19201604

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Connecticut354
Kentucky423
Minnesota442
New Jersey467
Arkansas469
Wisconsin492
Maryland508
Missouri565
Indiana583
Massachusetts596
Kansas604
California605
Ohio626
Tennessee642
Alabama674
New York692
Illinois718
Utah729
Colorado742
Florida745
Arizona753
Pennsylvania757
Georgia796
Michigan914
Texas932
North Carolina1492

Even more about Lisa


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 Lisa 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 Lisa?

2 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
1962
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Lisa
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 4,049
Letter count 4
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1920
2012 births +349

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