What does Elvina mean?
Elvina /elv-ina/ [3 sylls.] 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".
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 popularity of Elvina for girls. Elvina reached its highest position of #706 in the U.S. then, but is not found in the list at the moment. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Prominent variation forms of Elvina rated in the Top 1000 are Alvina, Ella (#17 in 2014), Elva, Elvera, Elvie, Elvira, Vina and Vinnie. Variants like Alvira are seldom used. Adoption of these girl names reached its peak during the years 1880-1889 (usage of 0.5586%) and is now much less (usage 0.1092%, down 80.4%), with forms such as Elvie, Elvina, Elvira, Vina and Vinnie falling out of style. Ella (#17) is the most fashionable birth name here, with this name enjoying a revival in usage. Shown below is an analysis of the usage of Elvina and associated names. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Elvina▼ is alike in pronunciation to Alvena▼ and Elviana. Other recommended similar baby names are Elaina▲, Elina, Ellina, Elmina, Elvia, Elzina, Ervina and Evina. These names tend to be less frequently used than Elvina.