Lisa

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Female Female Name

Usage

Old Swedish Old Swedish
Sweden Swedish
Denmark Danish
Norway Norwegian
Finland Finnish
Faroe Islands Faroese
Greenland Greenlandic

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Origin and Meaning

1) Low German short form of Elisabet and its variants [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8] [9] [10]

2) Pet form of Alice and its variants (see Aliz) [6]

3) Short form of Louisa and its variants (see Louise) [1]

Related Names

Liesa
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Liese
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Danish Finish Swedish
Liisa
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Danish Finish Greenlandic Icelandic Norwegian Swedish
Liisá
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Sami
Liisi
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Liissá
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Sami
Liisu
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Finish
Liisukka
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Finish
Lirkku
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Finish
Lisa
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Danish Faroese Finish Greenlandic Norwegian Old Swedish Swedish
Lísa
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Icelandic
Lîsa
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Greenlandic
Lise
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Danish Finish Greenlandic Norwegian Old Danish Swedish
Lisen
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Danish Finish Norwegian Swedish
Lisi
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Danish Finish Norwegian Swedish
Lisie
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Danish Swedish
Lisukka
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Finish
Liza
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Lizi
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Lizie
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Danish Swedish

See also Lisel, Lisette, Lisken, Liss, Lissi

Combinations

For combinations see LIS (name element)

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Lisa
Genitive: Lisas
Faroe Islands - Faroese
Nominative: Lisa
Accusative: Lisu
Dative: Lisu
Genitive: Lisu
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Lisa
Genitive: Lisan
Partitive: Lisaa
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Lisa
Genitive: Lisas
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Lisa
Genitive: Lisas

Name Days

Faroe Islands Faroe Islands

2 September

Norway Norway

2 September

Finland (Swedish Language)Finland (Swedish Language) Finland (Swedish Language)

19 November

Sweden Sweden

20 September

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

Strongest Period of Usage

Predominant Regional Usage

Namesakes

  • My Lisa Karolina Nilsson (born 13 August 1970), Swedish singer
  • Lisa Ekdahl (born 29 July 1971), Swedish singer and composer
  • Lisa Zontarsitore Langseth (born 20 April 1975), Swedish screenwriter and film director

Trivia

  • Lisa was a heavy storm in Finland in November 2020.

Statistics

Name Count per Country (What's this?)

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Country
Commonness
Commonness
Total Female ♀ Male ♂
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
Sweden Sweden[12]
20116 32437 20112 32429 4 8
Denmark Denmark[13]
5548
n.a.
5548
n.a.
0
n.a.
Finland Finland[14]
n.a.
3518
n.a.
3518 0 0
Greenland Greenland[15]
62 448
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
Iceland Iceland[16]
34 36
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
Norway Norway[17]
n.a.
n.a.
5187
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
  #: count of main first name only
  &: count of both main and additional first names
Name counts are approximate as statistics normally is not published
for names given to less than 3 or 5 persons per country.

 

Recent Statistics Trend

Name statistics for Lisa (f) Sources: [12][13][17][14]

Top List Ranking

Name top list ranking for Lisa (f) Sources: [18]

Norwegian Historic Statistics Trend

Norwegian historic statistics for Lisa (f)

Swedish Regional Distribution

Regional distribution of Lisa (f) in Sweden in the year 1880. Swedish Regional Distribution for Lisa (f)


References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 Eva Brylla: Förnamn i Sverige (2004)
  3. Wilfried Seibicke: Historisches Deutsches Vornamenbuch (Band 1-4)
  4. Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  5. Kustaa Vilkuna: Etunimet (1990)
  6. 6.0 6.1 Árni Dahl: Navnabókin (2005)
  7. Marianne Blomqvist: Vad heter finlandssvenskarna? (2006)
  8. 8.0 8.1 8.2 8.3 Eva Villarsen Meldgaard: Den store navnebog (2004)
  9. 9.0 9.1 Michael Lerche Nielsen: Hvad skal barnet hedde? (2003)
  10. 10.0 10.1 Gulbrand Alhaug: 10 001 navn - Norsk fornavnleksikon (2011)
  11. 11.0 11.1 11.2 11.3 11.4 11.5 11.6 © Nordic Names (Swedish Statistics - Regional Distribution)
  12. 12.0 12.1 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  13. 13.0 13.1 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  14. 14.0 14.1 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  15. Grønlands Statistik, Statistics office of Greenland, http://www.stat.gl/
  16. Hagstofa Íslands, National statistics office of Iceland, http://www.hagstofan.is/
  17. 17.0 17.1 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  18. details see Name Statistic tables