Origin:French
Popularity:530
Meaning:God's promise
Elise is a girl’s name that comes from Latin, meaning “God’s promise.” Elise first came around in the Middle Ages, originally as a shortened version and nickname of the French name Elizabeth. Travelling to English-speaking countries in the late 19th century, this title took on its position as a first name in its own right. A gift in your home, this little girl will arrive with the promise of a new and exciting future ahead. This melodious name is also titular in Fur Elise, one of Beethoven’s most well-known piano compositions, a perfect inspiration for a a creative little one.

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