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Annelise is a German language and Danish first name. The traditional German spelling is Anneliese.The name has French, German and Hebrew translations of Annelise meaning Gift from God or Grace of God.

Use as a nickname in World War II[edit]

In World War II, German vehicle crews used to give nicknames to their self-propelled artillery, airplanes, tanks and tank destroyers. Annelise was a very common name for an ssIG 33 II (a self-propelled artillery gun, only 40 were produced).[citation needed]

This was also the proper name of Anne Frank.