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Popularity
175k
in the U.S.
since 1880

Elsie

  • Gender: Girl
  • Origin: German
  • #400 All Time
Girls
Boys

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born Ranking
1880 307 301 6 #78 girl name
1881 344 344 0 #70 girl name
1882 448 448 0 #65 girl name
1883 479 479 0 #65 girl name
1884 549 549 0 #63 girl name
1885 690 685 5 #55 girl name
1886 704 698 6 #58 girl name
1887 832 832 0 #49 girl name
1888 1,119 1,112 7 #47 girl name
1889 1,204 1,199 5 #41 girl name
1890 1,228 1,220 8 #45 girl name
1891 1,311 1,303 8 #38 girl name
1892 1,498 1,489 9 #37 girl name
1893 1,596 1,586 10 #35 girl name
1894 1,725 1,716 9 #33 girl name
1895 1,804 1,795 9 #32 girl name
1896 1,884 1,878 6 #31 girl name
1897 1,770 1,763 7 #31 girl name
1898 1,924 1,919 5 #33 girl name
1899 1,716 1,706 10 #33 girl name
1900 2,060 2,045 15 #38 girl name
1901 1,757 1,747 10 #35 girl name
1902 1,734 1,720 14 #38 girl name
1903 1,732 1,720 12 #38 girl name
1904 1,731 1,719 12 #39 girl name
1905 1,811 1,811 0 #40 girl name
1906 1,782 1,771 11 #40 girl name
1907 1,882 1,872 10 #43 girl name
1908 1,990 1,983 7 #41 girl name
1909 2,076 2,064 12 #39 girl name
1910 2,157 2,141 16 #44 girl name
1911 2,239 2,224 15 #41 girl name
1912 2,906 2,895 11 #42 girl name
1913 3,224 3,208 16 #40 girl name
1914 3,710 3,683 27 #46 girl name
1915 4,986 4,967 19 #41 girl name
1916 5,051 5,028 23 #48 girl name
1917 4,960 4,938 22 #50 girl name
1918 5,221 5,194 27 #49 girl name
1919 5,016 4,995 21 #47 girl name
1920 5,014 4,992 22 #51 girl name
1921 4,905 4,879 26 #55 girl name
1922 4,632 4,617 15 #59 girl name
1923 4,566 4,550 16 #61 girl name
1924 4,518 4,498 20 #61 girl name
1925 4,180 4,146 34 #64 girl name
1926 3,930 3,910 20 #69 girl name
1927 3,839 3,802 37 #72 girl name
1928 3,484 3,467 17 #73 girl name
1929 3,255 3,232 23 #78 girl name
1930 2,993 2,973 20 #88 girl name
1931 2,828 2,807 21 #86 girl name
1932 2,569 2,554 15 #97 girl name
1933 2,404 2,377 27 #98 girl name
1934 2,290 2,271 19
1935 2,086 2,073 13
1936 1,886 1,874 12
1937 1,951 1,937 14
1938 1,792 1,775 17
1939 1,713 1,703 10
1940 1,475 1,466 9
1941 1,424 1,416 8
1942 1,409 1,399 10
1943 1,256 1,244 12
1944 1,104 1,095 9
1945 977 977 0
1946 1,050 1,041 9
1947 953 953 0
1948 904 904 0
1949 732 727 5
1950 685 685 0
1951 642 636 6
1952 582 577 5
1953 589 589 0
1954 549 549 0
1955 527 527 0
1956 477 477 0
1957 499 499 0
1958 414 414 0
1959 407 402 5
1960 348 348 0
1961 346 346 0
1962 309 309 0
1963 300 300 0
1964 249 249 0
1965 252 252 0
1966 228 228 0
1967 199 199 0
1968 166 166 0
1969 165 165 0
1970 160 160 0
1971 140 140 0
1972 130 130 0
1973 135 135 0
1974 143 143 0
1975 143 143 0
1976 114 114 0
1977 108 108 0
1978 97 97 0
1979 129 129 0
1980 121 121 0
1981 112 112 0
1982 101 101 0
1983 103 103 0
1984 106 106 0
1985 130 130 0
1986 116 116 0
1987 122 122 0
1988 131 131 0
1989 129 129 0
1990 143 143 0
1991 134 134 0
1992 152 152 0
1993 143 143 0
1994 149 149 0
1995 167 167 0
1996 128 128 0
1997 136 136 0
1998 148 148 0
1999 146 146 0
2000 146 146 0
2001 148 148 0
2002 173 173 0
2003 181 181 0
2004 208 208 0
2005 269 269 0
2006 305 305 0
2007 315 315 0
2008 403 403 0
2009 425 425 0
2010 456 456 0
2011 617 617 0
2012 784 784 0
2013 855 855 0
2014 998 998 0

Want to know about the populiarty of Elsie? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 175,408 babies born with the name Elsie in the United States. That's more than enough Elsies to occupy the country of Sao Tome and Principe with an estimated population of 172,000 (as of July 1, 2012). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given to 307 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Elsie" was in 1918 with a total of 5,194 babies. (That's a lot of baby Elsies)

According to the 1920 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Elsie" ranks #44 in popularity as a baby girl's name in Delaware. Imagine that, 14 babies in Delaware have the same name as you in 1920. Across the entire United States a total of 5,014 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 Elsie popular?

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

Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

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

German

Origin and Meaning of Elsie

The name "Elsie" is of German origin, and it means "Diminutive form of the name Elizabeth". It's a name commonly given to girls.

Elsie Moraïs

Elsie was born in 1986.

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Alternative Meanings

E is for eternal, your spirit will live.

L is for life, that you live so well.

S is for sweet, your pleasing way.

I is for intense, your zest of living.

E is for excellence, your passion, your drive.

Your name in reverse order is "Eisle". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Sleei". 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 Elsie born Jan 5, 1943

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 Elsie

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