name meaning: Ilse \i-lse, il-se\ as a girl's name is pronounced ILL-sah. It is of German origin. Short form of Elisabeth (Hebrew) "God's promise".
Ilse has 8 variant forms: Ellsa, Elsa, Else, Ilisa, Illsa, Ilsae, Ilsaie and Ilsa.
For more information, see also the related name Elizabeth.
Baby names that sound like Ilse are Ilyse and Ilise.
View a list of the 3 names that reference Ilse.