Eliza is a shortened form of Elizabeth. The name can be translated to "oath of God." Eliza is also a literary name and is the name of a character in George Bernard Shaw's Pygmalion and the musical My Fair Lady. Eliza has been steadily increasing in popularity in the United States, England and Australia.
Similar Names: Elizah, Aliza
Famous Eliza Names: Eliza Dushku (actress), Eliza Bennett (actress)
I saw on a new website http://www.parenting-checkpoint/baby-names/Eliza that Eliza is the “smartest female name”. Eliza is 6.5 times more likely to study at Yale and 3.5 times more likely to study at Harvard than an average female student.