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What does Elvy mean?

Elvy Pronunciation of Elvy [elvy] as a name for girls has the meaning "white". Elvy is a version of Ailbhe (Irish, Gaelic): from albho. Elvy is also a derivative of Elva (Irish, Gaelic).

Associated with: white.


Elvy has 4 variants: Alva, Alvy, Elvia and Elvie.

3 more different relations via Ailbhe, Elva: Alby, Elfie and Elli.

Creative forms:
(female) Eilvy, Elmy, ..

(male) Elel, Elpha, ..

Middle name pairings:
Elvy Celina (E.C.), ..

How popular is Elvy?

Elvy is a rare first name for females but a somewhat popular surname for all people (#137816 out of 150436, Top 92%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related girl names. Elvia, Elvie, Elva, Elli, Alva, Elfie and Ailbhe are the prominent variation forms of Elvy (unlisted). Usage of these forms of Elvy was common among parents in the 1900s (usage of 0.11%). (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Alva, Elfie, Elli, Elva, Elvia, Elvie in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Ailbhe, Alva outside U.S.

Similar Names

Elvy is pronounced similarly to Alvah, Alvie, Elvah, Elvi, Olva and Ulva. Other suggested similar names are Davy, Eddy, Edy, Eeva, Effy, Eiley, Eily, Eiry, El, Ela, Elah, Elan, Elba, Elbe, Elda, Elen, Elga, Eli, Elia, Elin, Elis, Eliz, Elka, Elke, Ella, Elle, Elly, Ellyn, Elma, Elna, Elody, Elon, Els, Elsa, Else, Elsy, Elvis, Elvyra, Elyn, Elza, Emmy, Essy, Etty, Eva, Eve, Evey, Evvy, Evy, Ivy, Livy, Rivy, Silvy and Tavy. These names tend to be more commonly used than Elvy.

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