Meaning and name origin
Elza \e-lza, el-za\ as a girl's name is of Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Elza is "God is my oath". Elza is a variant of Eliza (Hebrew): short form of Elizabeth, first used as an independent name in the 16th century.
Elza is a somewhat popular first name for females (#3653 out of 4276, Top 85%) and an even more popular surname or last name for all people (#25638 out of 88799, Top 29%) (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Elza for girls. Elza reached its highest rank of #988 in the U.S. in 1900-1909. (2014 statistics).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Elza and its source form. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Eliza (#212) and Elza. (2014 statistics).
Elza is also pronounced similarly to Ellsa, Elsa, Elssa, Elsy and Ilsa. Other suggested similar baby names are Ealga, Ela, Elba, Elga, Elia, Elika, Elis, Elisa, Eliz, Elizah, Elize, Elka, Elke, Ella, Ellga, Elliza, Ellyza, Elma, Elna, Els, Else, Elsha, Elva, Elysa, Elyza, Elyzza and Enza. These names tend to be less commonly used than Elza.