Liz

Liz - A very unique female name



  Dec 12,2017      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Liz appeared on the charts for the first time in 1940 on position #1680. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Liz and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Liz? 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 Liz. The baby girl name Liz was given to 52 baby girls in 2012, ranking #1979 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 27,178 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Liz peaked in popularity 56 years ago in 1961 on position 374.



Famous with this name

Liz Alindogan
Liz Phillips
Liz Georges


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Liz is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Liz is currently topping the baby name charts in Oregon at position #652 - and is the least popular in California at position #3,339.

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 Liz is where you live.


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Liz origin and meaning

Liz is a 3 letter name with 1 syllables. We couldn't find any information about what this name means. To see famous people named Liz, pop culture references for the name Liz and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Liz

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

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

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
20121979
20112053
20102636
20092342
20081785
20071457
20061527
20051876
20041758
20032007
20021729
20011958
20001979
19991851
19981877
19971676
19961812
19951940
19941639
19931744
19921508
19911562
19901666
19891554
19881668
19871880
19861630
19851699
19841513
19831670
19821465
19811445
19801491
19791708
19781445
19771835
19761599
19751750
19741389
19731214
19721201
19711178
19701184
1969973
1968972
1967952
1966689
1965651
1964526
1963471
1962429
1961374
1960379
1959382
1958420
1957588
1956916
19551222
19532142
19522078
19511684
19471311
19461504
19421204
19401680

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Oregon652
Florida870
New York1177
New Jersey1300
Texas2711
California3339

Even more about Liz


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 Liz 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 Liz?

1 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
1961
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Liz
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 27,178
Letter count 3
Syllable count 1
Year first discovered 1940
2012 births +52

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