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What does Elza mean?

Elza Pronunciation of Elza [elza] as a name for girls is a Hebrew name, and the meaning of the name Elza is "God is my oath". Elza is an alternate form of Eliza (Hebrew): short transcription of Elizabeth.

Associated with: oath.


9 related forms via Eliza: Aliza, Alizah, Elisa, Elizah, Elyza, Elyzza, Liz, Liza and Lyza.

Creative forms:
(female) Eles, Esza, ..

(male) Elel, Eles, ..

Middle name pairings:
Elza Aliyana (E.A.), ..

How popular is Elza?

Elza is a somewhat popular first name for women (#3653 out of 4276, Top 85%) and an even more popular surname for all people (#36956 out of 150436, Top 25%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Elza reached its apex position of #1575 in the U.S. in the 1890s, but is not in the list at the moment. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Prominent related forms of Elza are Eliza (#175 via latest list), Elisa (#486), Aliza (#675), Liza (#1685) and Liz. Other forms, like Lyza, are uncommon. Usage of these forms of Elza was at its highest in 2015 (median #1170), except for forms such as Liza which have become somewhat dated. Eliza, Aliza and Elisa are three of the more contemporarily stylish birth names here.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Elza, Aliza, Elisa, Eliza, Liz, Liza in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Elisa, Eliza outside U.S.

Similar Names

Elza is pronounced similarly to Ailsa, Ellsa, Ellsi, Elsa, Elsee, Elsie, Elssa, Elsy, Illsa, Ilsa and Ilsae. Other recommended names are Alyza, Ealga, Eba, Edda, Edna, Eena, Efua, Eira, El, Ela, Elah, Elana, Elata, Elba, Elbe, Elda, Elga, Eli, Elia, Elika, Elis, Elita, Eliz, Elize, Elka, Elke, Ella, Ellan, Elle, Ellga, Ellia, Elliza, Ellyza, Elma, Elna, Elon, Els, Else, Elsha, Eltha, Elva, Elvah, Elvi, Elvia, Elvy, Elyn, Elysa, Ena, Enda, Enya, Enza, Erda, Erga, Erla, Erna, Esta, Etha, Etta, Eulia, Euna, Eva, Giza, Paza and Roza. These names tend to be less commonly used than Elza.

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