What does Elsa mean?
Elsa /el-sa/ [2 sylls.] as a girls' 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. Elsa was made popular as the name of the queen in Disney's 2013 film "Frozen". English actress Elsa Lanchester.
Elsa▲ has 19 more related variations via Elisabeth, Elizabeth: Eleisa, Elisa▲, Elisah, Elise▲, Elissa▼, Eliz, Eliza▲, Elle▲, Ellsa, Ellse, Ellsi, Els, Elsee, Elyse▲, Elyssa▼, Elyza, Lisa▼, Lusa and Lysa.Kreatif forms: Eilsa, Elsaei, Elsi. [more]
How popular is Elsa?
Elsa is a very prominent first name for women (#477 out of 4276, Top 11%) and a slightly less prominent surname for both adults and children (#147095 out of 150436, Top 98%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Charted below is the birth name popularity of Elsa for girls. Elsa reached its highest position of #245 in the U.S. during 1890-1899, and is at #286 currently. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Below is a charted analysis of the usage of the girl name Elsa and corresponding names. Elizabeth (#14 in 2014), Alice (#97), Elise (#166), Eliza (#212), Elsie (#336), Elle (#395), Elisa (#498), Elisabeth (#603), Elyse (#611), Lisa (#750), Elyssa, Ailsa, Elissa and Else are the prominent alternative forms of Elsa (#286 in 2014) appearing in the Top 1000. Usage of these girl names was at its highest in the year 2012 (usage of 0.4704%) and has remained as widespread to this day (usage 0.4688%, 0.3% less), but with the versions Lisa, Elisabeth, Elissa and Elyssa becoming less in vogue. The most fashionable baby names in this list are Elsa (#286), Elsie (#336), Alice (#97), Elisa (#498) and Eliza (#212), with Alice, Elisa, Eliza, Elsa and Elsie enjoying a resurgence in popularity. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Elsa▲ is alike in pronunciation to Elza, Illsa and Ilsae. Other suggested similar baby names are Ealga, Ela, Elba▼, Elesha, Elga, Elia, Elika, Elis, Elish, Elisha▼, Elisia, Elka, Elke, Ella▲, Ellga, Elma▼, Elna▼, Eloisa▼, Elsha, Elshe, Elva▼, Elysa and Elysia. These names tend to be less commonly used than Elsa.