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The name Lisa is of English origin, and means pledged to God.  The table below indicates the number of times the name Lisa has been given to baby girls in recent years.  The last 125 years refers to 1880 through 2004; last year refers to 2004.  The rank and count values are based on U.S. Social Security Administration counts for the one thousand most popular names given to baby girls in each of these years. 

Cumulative Usage Chart for the Name Lisa
Use of the Name Lisa for Girls During the Last ...
125 Years 50 Years 25 Years 10 Years 5 Years 2 Years 1 Year
958,341 940,161 134,226 12,411 4,306 1,497 692
The table below indicates the number of times the name Lisa has been given to baby girls and baby boys each year, from 1880 through 2004.  Lisa first appeared in the top thousand girl or boy names during 1937, which is the first year shown on the table.  A blank entry indicates that the name did not rank among the top one thousand names given to girls or boys, respectively, during the specified year.

Yearly Usage Chart for the Name Lisa
  Used as a Girl Name Used as a Boy Name
Year RankCount RankCount
193795753  
193878980  
193977778  
194072792  
194172795  
1942670126  
1943587165  
1944525193  
1945453249  
1946427327  
1947386421  
1948364466  
1949318598  
19502201,176  
19511771,700  
19521272,846  
19531103,609  
1954735,906  
1955488,536  
19563111,019  
19572515,129  
19581920,202  
19591025,690  
1960633,70882286
1961242,66385082
1962146,091748105
1963156,013709121
1964154,259675131
1965160,233577176
1966156,888604151
1967152,401684119
1968149,518578171
1969145,035647149
1970238,933711137
1971332,890725130
1972327,53783094
1973522,65299866
1974819,76994874
1975818,12799269
1976917,346  
19771217,007  
19781117,011  
19791317,278  
19801615,649  
19811814,284  
19822312,622  
19832711,466  
19842910,227  
1985369,002  
1986407,895  
1987407,539  
1988437,257  
1989556,576  
1990645,342  
1991834,396  
1992883,779  
19931003,220  
19941232,561  
19951442,234  
19961681,862  
19971941,546  
19982301,356  
19992831,107  
20002951,084  
2001339904  
2002362821  
2003375805  
2004431692  
Totals:  958,341 1,861

During the last 125 years, parents have used Lisa as a girl's name about 99% of the time and less frequently (about 0% of the time) as a boy's name.  Cumulative counts and total counts shown on the above tables are somewhat lower than actual counts because the name Lisa appears in the top 1,000 girl names only 68 times during the last 125 years.

See the Social Security card applications information for qualifiers about the data shown on this page.


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