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Elsa meaning and name origin

Elsa \e-lsa, el-sa\ as a girl's name is pronounced EL-sah. It is of Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Elsa is "God is my oath". Short form of Elisabeth or Elizabeth. Literary: name of the lioness in the book "Born Free" by Joy Adamson, which was made into a movie. English actress Elsa Lanchester.

Elsa has 7 variant forms: Else, Elsie, Elssa, Elsy, Helsa, Ilsa and Ilse.

For more information, see also related names Ailsa and Alice.

Elsa is also pronounced similarly to Ellsa, Ellsi, Elsee, Elza, Illsa and Ilsae. Other suggested similar baby names are Ealga, Ela, Elba, Eleisa, Elesha, Elga, Elia, Elika, Elis, Elisa, Elisah, Elise, Elish, Elisha, Elisia, Elissa, Eliz, Eliza, Elka, Elke, Ella, Ellga, Ellse, Elma, Elna, Eloisa, Els, Elsha, Elshe, Elva, Elysa, Elyse, Elysia, Elyssa and Elyza.

View a list of the 6 names that reference Elsa.


Popularity of Elsa

Elsa is a very popular first name for females (#477 out of 4276) and a slightly less popular surname or last name for all people (#85484 out of 88799) (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is the baby names popularity of Elsa name for girls (2012 statistics). Compare Elsa with its variant forms and related girl baby names.


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