Eliza – Scary Mommy

Eliza

Another shortened form of Elizabeth, this name is also said to be a variant of the Hebrew name Aliza, which means “joyful.” That’s good to keep in mind on those long days when your baby Eliza skips a nap and morphs into Te Ka from Moana.

Nicknames:

Liza, Lizzy.

Famous people named Eliza:

Fictional Eliza Doolittle from Pygmalion/My Fair Lady; Eliza Schuyler, wife to Alexander Hamilton and main character in musical Hamilton; actress Eliza Dushku.

Fun fact:

The heroine of the classic novel Uncle Tom’s Cabin was named Eliza.

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