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What does Elvie mean?

Elvie Pronunciation of Elvie [elvie] as a girls' name is of Old English and Old German origin, and the meaning of Elvie is "white; elf or magical being, friend; truly foreign". Elvie is an alternate form of Elva (Irish, Gaelic): anglicization of Ailbhe. Elvie is also a derivative of Elvina (Old English). Elvie is also used as a variation of Elvira (Old German).

Associated with: old english, white, elf, magical.


Elvie has 3 variants: Elvi, Elvia and Elvy.

17 more related forms via Elva, Elvina, Elvira: Alvina, Alvine, Alvira, Elfie, Ella, Ellvira, Elveena, Elveera, Elvena, Elvene, Elvenia, Elvera, Elvine, Elvinia, Elvire, Elvyra and Elwira.

Creative forms:
(female) Ealvie, Elevie, ..

(male) Elmi, Elviet, ..

Middle name pairings:
Elvie Carolina (E.C.), ..

How popular is Elvie?

Elvie is a somewhat popular first name for women (#2570 out of 4276, Top 60%) but a rare surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Elvie reached its apex position of #714 in the U.S. during 1900-1909, but is not found in the list currently. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Elvie name in U.S.

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

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related girl names. Ella (#18 from recent data), Elvia, Elvina, Elvira, Elvera, Elvena, Alvira, Elfie, Elva and Alvina are the prominent varying forms of Elvie rated in the Top 2000. Other variants, like Elvire, are seldom used. Adoption of these forms of Elvie was common among parents 135 years ago (median #970) and is somewhat lower today (#1819, down 36.7%), with versions like Elvira falling out of fashion. Ella is the most trendy girl name in this list.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Elvie, Alvina, Alvira, Elfie, Ella in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Elva, Elvena, Elvera, Elvia, Elvina, Elvira in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Ella, Elvira outside U.S.

Similar Names

Elvie is alike in pronunciation to Alva, Alvah, Alvie, Alvy, Elvah, Olevia, Olva and Ulva. Other recommended names are Alfie, Alie, Allie, Avie, Bevie, Eadie, Eddie, Edvig, Edvige, Effie, Elain, Elaine, Elane, Elanie, Elbe, Elene, Elfre, Eli, Elia, Elice, Elin, Eline, Elis, Eliz, Elize, Elke, Elkie, Ellee, Elli, Ellia, Ellice, Ellie, Ellin, Ellis, Ellke, Ellse, Elois, Eloise, Else, Elsee, Elshe, Elsie, Elspie, Elvis, Elyce, Elyse, Emmie, Engie, Ephie, Eppie, Essie, Ettie, Eve, Evia, Evie, Evvie, Eydie, Ezzie, Flavie, Ivie, Livie, Malvie, Melvie, Ollie, Silvie, Sylvie and Tavie. These names tend to be less frequently used than Elvie.

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