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Meaning and Name Origin

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 information, 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%) but an uncommon surname for all people. (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. (2014 Birth Statistics)

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

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

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

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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