Meaning:God is satisfaction; joyful
Eliza is a gender-neutral name of Hebrew origin. It is an abbreviation of Elizabeth, meaning "God is satisfaction," and first appeared in the 18th century. Eliza is also an adaptation of Aliza, which means "joyful." While more commonly used for girls, Eliza can be used for boys as a variant Eli or Elijah. Musical fans may recognize the name from Eliza Doolittle of My Fair Lady. Whatever you take from this name, Eliza is an attractive choice that baby can make their own.
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