Eliza is a female Greek name that derives from the main name Elissavet.

Eliza is a name that was not common in Greece in the older days, but started becoming more popular towards the 80s and 90s, opposite from many other European countries that were using this name vastly.

female name eliza

Sound of name Eliza: E-leé-za

Male version of name Eliza: N/A

Nameday of Eliza: April 24th

Origin of name Eliza – Elissavet

Name Eliza derives, as mentioned from the name Elissavet which is a Hebrew name.

Its original form appears in the Old Testament where Eliseva or Elisheba was Aaron’s wife.

However, the Greek form also appeared in the New Testament where Elissavet is the mother of Saint John the Baptist.

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