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since 1880

Elsa

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

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1880 20 20 0
1881 25 25 0
1882 29 29 0
1883 35 35 0
1884 51 51 0
1885 66 66 0
1886 59 59 0
1887 61 61 0
1888 87 87 0
1889 104 104 0
1890 106 106 0
1891 102 102 0
1892 142 142 0
1893 104 104 0
1894 137 137 0
1895 160 160 0
1896 129 129 0
1897 128 128 0
1898 111 111 0
1899 90 90 0
1900 102 102 0
1901 94 94 0
1902 91 91 0
1903 87 87 0
1904 75 75 0
1905 75 75 0
1906 84 84 0
1907 86 86 0
1908 93 93 0
1909 77 77 0
1910 80 80 0
1911 103 103 0
1912 120 120 0
1913 131 131 0
1914 166 166 0
1915 237 237 0
1916 201 201 0
1917 198 198 0
1918 173 173 0
1919 169 169 0
1920 184 184 0
1921 154 154 0
1922 149 149 0
1923 138 138 0
1924 145 140 5
1925 141 141 0
1926 136 136 0
1927 138 138 0
1928 158 158 0
1929 128 128 0
1930 137 137 0
1931 140 140 0
1932 130 130 0
1933 124 124 0
1934 110 110 0
1935 113 113 0
1936 130 130 0
1937 129 129 0
1938 125 125 0
1939 151 151 0
1940 122 122 0
1941 142 142 0
1942 136 136 0
1943 139 139 0
1944 120 120 0
1945 126 126 0
1946 113 113 0
1947 134 134 0
1948 139 139 0
1949 135 135 0
1950 154 154 0
1951 178 178 0
1952 217 217 0
1953 207 207 0
1954 246 246 0
1955 289 289 0
1956 310 310 0
1957 339 339 0
1958 288 288 0
1959 285 279 6
1960 280 280 0
1961 284 284 0
1962 277 277 0
1963 285 285 0
1964 282 282 0
1965 274 274 0
1966 293 293 0
1967 245 245 0
1968 243 243 0
1969 280 280 0
1970 298 298 0
1971 281 281 0
1972 262 262 0
1973 258 253 5
1974 255 255 0
1975 255 255 0
1976 273 268 5
1977 245 245 0
1978 226 226 0
1979 210 210 0
1980 243 243 0
1981 241 241 0
1982 206 206 0
1983 235 235 0
1984 216 216 0
1985 192 192 0
1986 198 198 0
1987 171 171 0
1988 170 170 0
1989 208 208 0
1990 242 242 0
1991 220 220 0
1992 229 229 0
1993 197 197 0
1994 227 227 0
1995 222 222 0
1996 228 228 0
1997 196 196 0
1998 200 200 0
1999 236 236 0
2000 240 240 0
2001 246 246 0
2002 283 283 0
2003 349 349 0
2004 308 308 0
2005 350 350 0
2006 349 349 0
2007 392 392 0
2008 411 411 0
2009 425 425 0
2010 487 487 0
2011 499 499 0
2012 540 540 0
2013 564 564 0
2014 1,131 1,131 0

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 was first given to 5 or more babies 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 #100 in popularity as a baby girl's name in Washington. Imagine that, 65 babies in Washington 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?

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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 west? Search for the name to check your answer!

Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Elsa" mean? The list below shows the origins of Elsa as well as things modernly associated with the name Elsa such as celebrities named Elsa.

Scandinavian

Origin and Meaning of Elsa

The name "Elsa" is of Scandinavian origin, and it means "Short form of Elizabeth". It's a name commonly given to girls.

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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Alternative Meanings

E is for extra, those little things you do!

L is for life, that you live so well.

S is for secret, that you can certainly keep.

A is for accord, the harmony you spread.

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

Past life for Elsa born May 13, 2010

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 Egypt approximately on 1150. Your profession was dancer, singer, and actor.

As a ruthless character, you carefully weighed your decisions in critical situations, with excellent self-control and strong will. Generally liked, but not always loved. Your lesson - to combat violence and disharmony in our world, to understand its roots and origins. All global problems have similar origins.

Name poster for Elsa

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

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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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