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What does Elda mean?

Elda Pronunciation of Elda [el-da] as a girls' name is of Old German origin, and the meaning of Elda is "battle". Elda is an Italian form of Hilda (Old German): from hild.

Associated with: battle.


3 alternative forms via Hilda: Hilde, Hildy and Hylda.

Creative forms:
(female) Eluda, Euda, ..

(male) Eldas, Eldio, ..

Middle name pairings:
Elda Remi (E.R.), ..

How popular is Elda?

Elda is a very popular first name for women (#1035 out of 4276, Top 24%) but a rare surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Elda reached its peak rank of #415 in the U.S. in the 1910s, but is not ranked at the moment. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Elda name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Elda outside U.S.

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. The only other prominent related form of Elda listed in the Top 2000 is Hilda. Other forms, like Hilde, are uncommon. These forms of Elda reached the top of their popularity a century ago (median #275), but now, versions such as Elda have become less fashionable.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Elda, Hilda in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Hilda outside U.S.

Similar Names

Elda is alike in pronunciation to Alda, Aldea, Allda, Awilda, Oleda, Walda, Wallda, Welda, Wellda, Wilda, Willda and Wylda. Other recommended names are Eda, Edda, Ela, Eladia, Elata, Elba, Elga, Elia, Elida, Elidi, Elidia, Elita, Elka, Ella, Elma, Elna, Elodea, Elodia, Elody, Elsa, Eltha, Elva, Elza, Enda and Erda. These names tend to be less commonly used than Elda.

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