Meaning and Origin of: Lies

Family name origins & meanings

  • Dutch and North German : metronymic from a female personal name, a form of the Germanic personal name Adelheid (seeLeite). From this were derived Frenchified names such asAdelis, Alisa, Alis, and Alice, hence the surname.
  • Dutch and North German : metronymic from a short form of the female personal nameElisabeth.