Anneliese: Meaning, Popularity, Origin of Baby Name Anneliese
Origin of the name Annalise:
Scandinavian combination name composed of Anne (gracious, full of grace) and Liese (God is my oath).
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Anneliese is a very old-fashioned German name.
Pronunciation varies from culture to culture, in many european countries the usual pronunciation of this name is AHN-ah-liese. Sometimes pronunced in the old English variation "Anna Lise" (an-a-liese.)
Commentary from parenting.com on name Annalise:
"On the same romantic wavelength as Annabelle, Annelise is slightly more idiosyncratic -- call her Lisi for short."
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my name is anneliese and im 18 yrs old it was my moms name back when she was in german class in h.s when i was in h.s i found out that nobody could pernonce my name!!!!! first or last. in h.s there was another girl with my name but she didnt spell it the way i do i absolutly love my name and wouldnt change it for the world except maybe when im signing something then my name gets in the way lol
My name is Annelise and I absolutely love having it. It is a name that is unique yet made from two more familiar names. I find it empowering to have a name that not everyone has. The only problems I have with it are constant misspellings.
My best friends name is Anelise (she spells it with only one N) and we've been best friends for 11 years. It's funny, because I've always called her Annie, but her mom changed the spelling of her name to only one N because she DIDN'T want people calling her Annie. :P I even got yelled at by her grandma once because it was such a beautiful name and Annie was so common, so I was tainting her name by calling her Annie. O.O I was five or six when this happened.
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Annie, Anna, Anne, Liesey, Liesl, Anni (pronounced AH-ni)
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Meaning of name: "Grace of God." "God has graced me with a son." "God's promise of Grace." "Graced with God's bounty." "Favored Grace."
Means "Graceful Light" in Danish.
Origin of name: Scandinavian (Danish, Norwegian, Swedish)
History: "Anne" is a varient of the Hebrew name "Hannah" meaning "grace." In the Bible, Hannah was mother of the prophet Samuel. Being barren, she asked God to bless her with a child, and her prayer was answered. Hence, the name literally means "God has graced me with a son." Also, "Anne" is believed to be the name of the Virgin Mary's mother. Mary's father is believed to have had the name "Joachim."
"Liese" is a varient of the Hebrew name "Elizabeth" meaning "God's promise." In the New Testament, Elizabeth was the mother of John the Baptist. She thought herself incapable of having children until husband Zechariah was visited by the angel Gabriel, who told him his wife would have a son who "will be great in the sight of the Lord!" And so son, John the Baptist, was born. John the Baptist was cousin to Jesus Christ.
- Famous real-life people named Anneliese: | Edit
Anneliese van der Pol, American actress
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There is a popular polka in Germany called the Anneliese Polka.
Princess Anneliese, a character in the Barbie movie "The Princess and the Pauper"