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Ranked #1408


Gender: Girl. Popularity for the Last 10 Years: 9 (Ranked #1105).

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 enchant, for enchant you will.

L is for look, the way you look at life.

S is for sincere, a model of truth.

A is for affirm, the certainty of knowledge.

Your name in reverse order is "Asle". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Sale". 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 1920 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Elsa" is not a popular baby girl's name in Texas. Imagine that, only 6 babies in Texas have the same name as you in 1920. Across the entire United States a total of only 184 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 south? 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 Dec 12, 2012

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Yukon approximately on 875. Your profession was philosopher and thinker.

Psychologically, you were timid, constrained, and quiet. You had creative talents, waited until that life to be liberated. Sometimes environment considered you strange. Your main task - to make the world more beautiful. Physical and spiritual deserts are just waiting for your touch. Keep smiling!

Here's something for you to ponder on...

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