Popularity:7718
Origin:German
Meaning:God's promise; my God is an oath
Liesl is a feminine name of German origin. A short form of the names Lieselotte and Elisabeth, this name translates to “God’s promise” or “My God is an oath.” For the musical lovers, the first person that may come to mind is Liesel von Trapp from The Sound of Music. Long before baby is sixteen going on seventeen, they can definitely connect with Liesel finding her own place in the world. If you’re a proud book nerd, this name may remind you of Liesel Meminger, the main character in the novel The Book Thief. Through war and turmoil, Leisel finds comfort in books and writing, and makes for a wonderful example of resilience for baby to look up to.

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