Elke meaning, girlElke

Rate Elke: Do you like this name?

Get kreatif with Elke | Add to list (0)


Meaning and name origin

Elke \e-lke, el-ke\ as a girl's name is pronounced EL-kah. It is of Old German origin, and the meaning of Elke is "noble". German variant of Alice and nickname of Adelaide. Also a feminine form of Elkan. Actress Elke Sommer.


Variations

Elke has 4 variant forms: Elka, Elkie, Ellke and Ilka.


Popularity

Elke is a somewhat popular first name for females (#2588 out of 4276, Top 61%) and also a somewhat popular surname or last name for all people (#73242 out of 88799, Top 82%) (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Elke and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Alice (#97) and Adelaide (#316). (2014 statistics).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Adelaide, Alice in U.S.

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


Similar Names

Elke is also pronounced similarly to Ilke and Ulka. Other suggested similar baby names are Eike, Elbe, Elga, Elice, Elika, Elis, Elise, Eliz, Elize, Elle, Ellse, Els, Elsa, Else, Elsee, Elshe, Elsie, Elsy, Elyce, Elyse and Elza. These names tend to be less commonly used than Elke.

[Top]