Meaning:God's promise; God is my oath
The girl's name Liza is music to the ears of theater lovers and fans of every Liza from Liza Minnelli to the fictional heroine, Eliza Doolittle. Liza, closely connected to given names Elizabeth and Eliza, is a Hebrew name meaning "God's promise" or "God is my oath." A new parent doting on their own fair lady is bound to promise the moon and stars—or maybe the rains on the plains of Spain—to make them smile!
  • 100,000+ Baby Names by Bruce Lansky, pg. 206

  • Name Doctor, Liza

  • Behind the Name, Liza, December 2022

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