What does Elvina mean?
Elvina /elv-ina/ as a girls' name is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Elvina is "elf or magical being, friend". Feminine of Elvin. Also possibly from the German name Elvira meaning "truly foreign".
(female) Elveen, Elvna, ..
(male) Elvinas, Elvwyn, ..
How popular is Elvina?
Elvina is a somewhat popular first name for women (#2910 out of 4276, Top 68%) but a rare surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)
Shown below is the baby name history of Elvina for girls. Elvina reached its highest position of #708 in the U.S. in the 1880s, but is not found in the list at the moment. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Prominent variation forms of Elvina rated in the Top 2000 are Alvina, Alvira, Ella (#17 in 2014), Elva, Elvena, Elvera, Elvie, Elvira, Vina and Vinnie. Other variants, like Elvyra, are seldom used. Adoption of these relations of Elvina reached its peak 134 years ago (adoption of 1%) and is somewhat lower today (adoption 0.6%, 37% less). Ella is more familiar than the rest, while versions like Vinnie have lost favor.
Elvina is alike in pronunciation to Alvena, Alvineea and Elviana. Other recommended names are Alaina▲, Alcina, Alina▲, Allina, Alvita, Calvina, Davina, Devina, Divina, Earvina, Edina, Edwina▼, Egina, Elain, Elaine▼, Elaini, Elainia, Elainna, Elana, Elanna, Elayna, Eleana, Eleena, Elgiva, Elia, Eliana▲, Elida, Elin▲, Elina, Elinda, Elisa, Eliza▲, Elkana, Ellena, Ellia, Elliana▲, Ellin, Ellina, Ellita, Elliza, Ellona, Elmena, Elmina, Elna▼, Eloisa, Elona, Elpida, Elrica, Elvis, Elyana, Elzina, Erina, Ermina, Ervina, Eugina, Evana, Evina, Evita, Gavina, Jovina, Lavina▼, Levina, Malvina, Mavina, Melvina▼, Olina, Ravina, Salvina, Savina, Silvina, Sylvina and Vevina. These names tend to be less frequently used than Elvina.