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What does Elsie mean?

Elsie Pronunciation of Elsie as a girls' name is of Scottish and Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Elsie is "God is my oath". Variant of Elspie, a pet form of Elspeth. Also form of Elizabeth. Also form of Elsa.


ASSOCIATED WITH scottish, oath



OTHER FORMS VIA ELSPETH Elsbet, Elsbeth, Elspet, Elspie

(female) Eisie, ..

(male) Eles, ..

Elsie Elia (E.E.), ..

How popular is Elsie?

Elsie is a very prominent first name for women (#198 out of 4276, Top 5%) and a slightly less prominent surname for all people (#121058 out of 150436, Top 80%). (2000 U.S. DEMOGRAPHICS)

Elsie reached its peak rank of #35 in the U.S. during the years 1890-1899, and is presently at #280. (TOP 2000 NAMES, 2018)

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

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

Which version is better?

Prominent alternative forms of Elsie (#280 FROM RECENT DATA) are Elizabeth (#13) and Elsa (#888). Other variants, like Elspie, are seldom used. These relations of Elsie were favored by parents during the years 1890-1899 (ADOPTION OF 2.3%) and are now significantly less conventional (ADOPTION 0.6%, 74%), with forms like Elsa becoming less stylish.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Elsie, Elizabeth, Elsa in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Elsie, Elizabeth, Elsa outside U.S.

Similar Names

Elsie is pronounced similarly to Alcee, Ellsa, Ellsee, Ellsey, Ellsi, Elsee, Elssa, Elza, Ilsa, Ilsae and Ilsaie. Other recommended sound-alike names are Elfie, Elice, Elis, Elise, Elisee, Elisia, Elisse, Eliz, Elize, Elke, Elkie, Ellice, Ellie, Ellis, Ellke, Ellse, Elois, Eloise, Els, Else, Elsha, Elshe, Elvie, Elyce, Elyse, Elysia, Elysse and Essie. These names tend to be less frequently used than Elsie.

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