Annelise is a baby girl name renowned for its unique beauty. A common given name in Denmark, Annelise is a character on the hit sitcom Grandfathered as well as the name of a full-length choral work on the life of Anne Frank. Keep reading to learn more about this name.

Meaning of the name Annelise:

Latin: Graced with God's bounty

Origin of the name Annelise:

Annelise is an amalgamation of the names Anne and Lise. Anne is the Latin form of the Hebrew channa (meaning “grace” or “favor”). Lise is a Germanic diminutive of Elizabeth (meaning “my God is an oath” or “God's promise”). Therefore, Annelise came to mean “graced with favor” or “graced with God's bounty.”

Symbolism of the name Annelise:

Annelise is a female baby name that means “graced with God's bounty.” The Old Testament used bushels of wheat to symbolize eternal bounty. In other cultures, the cornucopia is also a universal symbol of bounty.

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Gender of the name Annelise:

Annelise is a girl's name.

Pronunciation of the name Annelise:


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Emotion evoked from the name Annelise:

The name Annelise evokes feelings of uniqueness and creative spirit.

Alternative spellings for the name Annelise:

  • Anelise
  • Annelies
  • Anneliese

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Popularity of the name Annelise:

According to the Social Security Administration index, Annelise was the 1,869th most popular baby girl name of 2020. Its most common alternate spelling, Anneliese, ranked as the 914th most popular baby girl name in 2005.

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Great middle names for Annelise and their meanings:

  • Claire (clear, bright)
  • Fleur (flower)
  • Glenn (valley)
  • Joy (happiness)
  • Kate (pure)
  • Lynn (lake)
  • Quinn (head, chief, counsel)
  • Sheridan (searcher, seeker)
  • Skye (sky, cloud)
  • Wren (small bird, songbird)

Famous people with the name Annelise:

Annelises in popular culture:

  • Annelise Wilkinson (character on Grandfathered)
  • Annelies: A Choral Setting of the Diary of Anne Frank (full-length choral work by composer James Whitbourn)