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Elva meaning and name origin

Elva \e-lva, el-va\ as a girl's name is pronounced EL-vah. It is of Irish origin, and the meaning of Elva is "white, noble, bright". Anglicization of Ailbhe. Also possibly from an Old German name meaning "foreign, true".

Elva has 4 variant forms: Ailbhe, Elfie, Elvia and Elvie.

For more information, see also related names Alfreda, Elfrida and Elvira.

Baby names that sound like Elva are Elvy, Alva, Elvah, Olva and Ulva.

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Popularity of Elva

Elva is a very popular first name for women (#553 out of 4276) but an uncommon surname or last name for all people (1990 U.S. Census).

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Popularity of name Elva
Popularity of Elva