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in the U.S.
since 1880


Gender: Girl. Ranked #1408 most popular

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What does the name "Elsa" mean?

Elsa (Scandinavian): Short form of Elizabeth

The name "Elsa" is of Scandinavian origin and it means "Short form of Elizabeth". It's a name commonly given to girls. There are 3 other names that are similar to this one.

E is for exotic, no lack of spirit here!

L is for lively, your life is full of energy!

S is for sensitive, another side shows.

A is for accomplished, in all that you do.

Your name in reverse order is "Asle". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Lase". How do you pronounce that?

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

How popular is the name "Elsa" in the U.S.?


Want to know about the populiarty of Elsa? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 26,924 babies born with the name Elsa in the United States. That's more than enough Elsas to occupy the territory of British Virgin Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 24,000 (as of July 1, 2012). The name first appeared in the year 1880 when it was given to 20 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Elsa" was in 2014 with a total of 1,131 babies. (That's a lot of baby Elsas)

According to the 1978 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Elsa" is not a popular baby girl's name in California. Imagine that, only 84 babies in California have the same name as you in 1978. Across the entire United States a total of only 226 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

Where is the name Elsa popular?

The map shows the relative popularity of the name Elsa in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess a name that was popular in the north east? Search for the name to check your answer!

Celebrities named Elsa

Elsa Pataky

Elsa Pataky is a model, actress, and film producer. Elsa was born in 1976 as Elsa Lafuente Medianu in Madrid, Spain.


Elsa Zylberstein

Elsa Zylberstein is an actress with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1989 to present. Elsa was born in 1969 as Elsa Florence Zylbersztejn in Paris, France.


Elsa Lanchester

Elsa Lanchester is an actress with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1925 to 1980. Elsa was born in 1902 as Elsa Sullivan Lanchester in Lewisham, London, England.


Elsa Aguirre

Elsa was born in 1930 as Elsa Irma Aguirre Juarez. in Chihuahua, Chihuahua, Mexico.


Elsa Benitez

Elsa Benitez is a model. Elsa was born in 1977 as Elsa Benitez Yanez in Hermosillo, Sonora, Mexico.


Past life for Elsa born Sep 4, 1962

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Northern India approximately on 700. Your profession was builder of houses, temples, and cathedrals.

You had a mind of a scientist, always seeking new explanations. Environment often misunderstood you. Had a respectable knowledge. Your lesson - to study, to practice and to use wisdom, enclosed in psychological sciences, and in ancient manuscripts. With strong faith and hard work you will reach your real destiny in present life.

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