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27k
in the U.S.
since 1880

Elsa

  • Gender: Girl
  • Origin: Scandinavian
  • Meaning: Short form of Elizabeth
  • #1408 All Time
Girls
Boys
Similar Names
46k Eliza (English)

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



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YearTotal Babies BornGirls BornBoys Born
188020200
188125250
188229290
188335350
188451510
188566660
188659590
188761610
188887870
18891041040
18901061060
18911021020
18921421420
18931041040
18941371370
18951601600
18961291290
18971281280
18981111110
189990900
19001021020
190194940
190291910
190387870
190475750
190575750
190684840
190786860
190893930
190977770
191080800
19111031030
19121201200
19131311310
19141661660
19152372370
19162012010
19171981980
19181731730
19191691690
19201841840
19211541540
19221491490
19231381380
19241451405
19251411410
19261361360
19271381380
19281581580
19291281280
19301371370
19311401400
19321301300
19331241240
19341101100
19351131130
19361301300
19371291290
19381251250
19391511510
19401221220
19411421420
19421361360
19431391390
19441201200
19451261260
19461131130
19471341340
19481391390
19491351350
19501541540
19511781780
19522172170
19532072070
19542462460
19552892890
19563103100
19573393390
19582882880
19592852796
19602802800
19612842840
19622772770
19632852850
19642822820
19652742740
19662932930
19672452450
19682432430
19692802800
19702982980
19712812810
19722622620
19732582535
19742552550
19752552550
19762732685
19772452450
19782262260
19792102100
19802432430
19812412410
19822062060
19832352350
19842162160
19851921920
19861981980
19871711710
19881701700
19892082080
19902422420
19912202200
19922292290
19931971970
19942272270
19952222220
19962282280
19971961960
19982002000
19992362360
20002402400
20012462460
20022832830
20033493490
20043083080
20053503500
20063493490
20073923920
20084114110
20094254250
20104874870
20114994990
20125405400
20135645640
20141,1311,1310

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 2014 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Elsa" ranks #94 in popularity as a baby girl's name in Alaska. Imagine that, 9 babies in Alaska have the same name as you in 2014. Across the entire United States a total of 1,131 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

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 eternal, your spirit will live.

L is for lofty, your ambitions are high!

S is for serious, not always joking.

A is for acquaintance, the many friends you know.

Your name in reverse order is "Asle". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Asel". 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.

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 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.

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Elsa Zylberstein

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

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Elsa Lanchester

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

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Elsa Aguirre

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

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Elsa Benitez

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

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Past life for Elsa born Jan 10, 2008

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 Ireland approximately on 1800. Your profession was seaman, dealer, businessman, and broker.

Psychologically, you had a Bohemian personality - mysterious, highly gifted, capable of understanding ancient books. Magical abilities, could be a servant of dark forces. Your problem - to learn to love and to trust the Universe. You are bound to think, study, reflect and develop inner wisdom.

Name poster for Elsa

Name poster for Elsa(click to save the high quality version)

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

The Theory Behind The Name Game - Finding a good baby name is one of the dilemmas that plague parents who live in a modern setting. Parents do have the right to be conscious about the name.

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