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Elna

What does Elna mean?

Elna Pronunciation of Elna [el-na] as a name for girls means "other, foreign". Elna is a variant form of Eleanor (Old French, Old German).

Variations

28 different relations via Eleanor: Aline, El, Elaine, Elanor, Elen, Elena, Eleni, Elenor, Elenora, Elinor, Ella, Elle, Ellen, Ellene, Elli, Ellie, Ellin, Elly, Ellyn, Elnora, Elora, Elyn, Enora, Helena, Lena, Lina, Nelda and Nora.

Creative forms:
(female) Eina, Elta, ..

(male) Eleion, Elel, ..

Middle name pairings:
Elna Iris (E.I.), ..

How popular is Elna?

Elna is a very prominent first name for women (#1749 out of 4276, Top 41%) but an uncommon surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Elna reached its peak position of #552 in the U.S. in the 1910s, but is not listed currently. (2015 Birth Statistics)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Prominent related forms of Elna rated in the Top 2000 are Aline, Elaine (#673 last year), Eleanor (#60), Elena (#106), Eleni (#1595), Elenor, Elenora, Elinor (#1413), Ella (#18), Elle (#398), Ellen (#705), Ellene, Elli, Ellie (#47), Elly (#1474), Ellyn, Elnora, Elora (#963), Helena (#534), Lena (#272), Lina (#857), Nelda and Nora (#41). Other forms, like Elen, are uncommon. Adoption of these forms of Elna is well-received today (median #1131). Ella is more widely used than the rest, though Ellie has become popular as well, while forms such as Elenora have become less popular.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Elna, Aline, Elaine, Eleanor, Elena in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Eleni, Elenor, Elenora, Elinor, Ella in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Elle, Ellen, Ellene, Elli, Ellie in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Elly, Ellyn, Elnora, Elora, Helena in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Lena, Lina, Nelda, Nora in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Elaine, Eleanor, Elena, Ella, Elle outside U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Ellen, Ellie, Lena, Lina, Nora outside U.S.

Similar Names

Elna is alike in pronunciation to Olenya and Wilna. Other recommended names are Edna, Eena, Eilena, Eilona, Ela, Elaina, Elan, Elana, Elanah, Elane, Elanna, Elayna, Elba, Elda, Eleana, Eleena, Elene, Elga, Elia, Elian, Eliana, Elin, Elina, Eline, Elka, Ellan, Ellena, Ellina, Ellma, Ellona, Elma, Elon, Elona, Elonna, Elsa, Elva, Elyana, Elynn, Elza, Ena, Erna, Etna and Euna. These names tend to be less commonly used than Elna.

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