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What does Elsie mean?

Elsie \e-lsie, el-sie\ as a girls' name is of Scottish and Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Elsie is "God is my oath". Variant of Elspie, a pet form of Elspeth.


Variations

Elsie has 1 variant: Elsy.

For more on this name, see also related girl names Elizabeth and Elsa.

Elsie has 4 more different forms via Elspeth: Elsbet, Elsbeth, Elspet and Elspie.


Popularity

Elsie is a very prominent first name for women (#198 out of 4276, Top 5%) and a slightly less prominent surname for all people (#121058 out of 150436, Top 80%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Shown below is the birth name popularity of Elsie for girls. Elsie reached its peak rank of #35 in the U.S. during the years 1900-1909, and is presently at #336. (Top 1000 Birth Names Statistics, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Elsie name in U.S.

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

Prominent alternative forms of Elsie (#336 last year) are Elizabeth (#14 last year) and Elsa (#286). These girl names reached the peak of their popularity during the years 1890-1899 (usage of 0.905%) and are now significantly less widespread (usage 0.788%, down 12.9%). Elsa (#286) and Elsie (#336) are two of the more fashionable baby names in this compilation, and there is a resurgence in birth name usage for both names. Below is a graphed comparison of the usage of Elsie and affiliated names. (Top 1000 Birth Names Statistics, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Elizabeth, Elsa, Elsie in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Elizabeth, Elsa, Elsie outside U.S.


Similar Names

Elsie is pronounced similarly to Ellsee, Ellsi, Elsee, Elssa, Ilsae and Ilsaie. Other recommended similar baby names are Elfie, Elice, Elis, Elise, Elisee, Elisia, Elisse, Eliz, Elize, Elke, Elkie, Ellice, Ellie, Ellis, Ellke, Ellse, Elois, Eloise, Els, Else, Elsha, Elshe, Elvie, Elyce, Elyse, Elysia, Elysse and Essie. These names tend to be less frequently used than Elsie.

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