Liesel Name Meaning & Origin
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- Nicknames for Liesel
Lies (as in Lee-ehz)
- Meanings and history of the name Liesel
German short form of Elizabeth.
- Famous real-life people named Liesel
Liesel Pritzker (Liesel Matthews, Stage Name), actress from "A Little Princess"
Leisel Jones, Australian Olympic swimmer
- Liesel in song, story & screen
Liesel von Trapp, a character in the movie "The Sound of Music". She is the first and eldest child, aged sixteen "going on seventeen". She believes she doesn't need a governess at first, but soon comes to trust Maria. She is in love with a messenger named Rolfe, who delivers their telegrams, but he later betrays her and her family. (In real life, the eldest von Trapp daughter was named Agathe, after her mother.)
Liesel Meminger, a character in the popular book (and film adaption) The Book Thief. She is a strong and courageous girl who learns to read in Nazi Germany.