Home > Elvyra


What does Elvyra mean?

Elvyra Pronunciation of Elvyra [elvyra] as a girls' name is of Old German derivation, and the meaning of the name Elvyra is "truly foreign". Elvyra is a variant form of Elvira (Old German): Spanish name of Visigothic origin.


Elvyra has 4 variants: Alvira, Ellvira, Elveera and Elvera.

6 more relations via Elvira: Ella, Elva, Elvie, Elvina, Elvire and Elwira.

Creative forms:
(female) Elvyda, Elvyta, ..

(male) Elever, Elvyer, ..

Middle name pairings:
Elvyra Toni (E.T.), ..

How popular is Elvyra?

Elvyra is an uncommon given name for women. Elvyra is also a unique surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Prominent varying forms of Elvyra (outside Top 2000) are Ella (#18 via latest list), Elvina, Elvira, Elvie, Elvera, Elva and Alvira. These forms of Elvyra were at the apex of their popularity a century ago (average #789) and are somewhat less conventional today (#1716, down 34%), with forms such as Elvira becoming somewhat outmoded. Ella is the most fashionable baby name among these. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Alvira, Ella, Elva, Elvera, Elvie in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Elvina, Elvira in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Elvyra is pronounced similarly to Alvara and Alvera. Other suggested similar names are Almyra, Edwyna, Edyna, Elaina, Elayna, Elberga (see Alberga), Elberta, Eldora, Eldoria (see Eldora), Eleisa, Eleora, Elfre, Elfrea (see Alfreda), Elfryda, Eligia, Elika, Eliora, Elisa, Elisia, Elita, Ellena, Elliora, Ellma, Ellura, Ellyce, Ellyza, Elmeera, Elmena, Elmera, Elmerya (see Elmira), Elmira, Elmyra, Elmyrah, Elna, Elnora, Elodea, Eloisa, Elona, Elonna, Elora, Elpida, Elsa, Elsha, Eltha, Elvena, Elvene, Elvia, Elviana, Elvy, Elyce, Elynn, Elysa, Elyssa, Elyza, Elyzza, Ervina, Estera, Eudora, Eva, Evana, Evia, Evina, Evvy, Glaura, Glorra, Klara, Klyara, Lavra, Lyra, Mavra, Moyra, Myra and Nevara. These names tend to be more frequently used than Elvyra.

See names
in meaning and etymology.