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176k
in the U.S.
since 1880

Elsie

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

How popular is the baby 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 3,225 3,209 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 4,633 4,618 15 #59 girl name
1923 4,565 4,549 16 #61 girl name
1924 4,518 4,498 20 #61 girl name
1925 4,180 4,146 34 #63 girl name
1926 3,929 3,909 20 #69 girl name
1927 3,841 3,804 37 #72 girl name
1928 3,484 3,467 17 #73 girl name
1929 3,256 3,233 23 #78 girl name
1930 2,991 2,971 20 #88 girl name
1931 2,829 2,808 21 #86 girl name
1932 2,569 2,554 15 #97 girl name
1933 2,403 2,376 27 #99 girl name
1934 2,290 2,271 19
1935 2,087 2,074 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 687 687 0
1951 640 634 6
1952 580 575 5
1953 591 591 0
1954 550 550 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 159 159 0
1971 141 141 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 100 100 0
1983 103 103 0
1984 107 107 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 168 168 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 209 209 0
2005 269 269 0
2006 306 306 0
2007 315 315 0
2008 403 403 0
2009 425 425 0
2010 457 457 0
2011 617 617 0
2012 786 786 0
2013 857 857 0
2014 1,002 1,002 0
2015 843 843 0

Want to know about the popularity of the Elsie baby name? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 176,266 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 1930 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Elsie" ranks #78 in popularity as a baby girl's name in New Hampshire. Imagine that, 11 babies in New Hampshire have the same name as you in 1930. Across the entire United States a total of 2,991 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?

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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.

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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Other Inspirations for the Name Elsie

Elsie De Wolfe
Elsie Dinsmore
Elsie The Cow
Elsie Whitlow Stokes
Elsie Lacks
Elsie Fisher
Elsie Ford
Elsie Hillman
Elsie Rodriguez
Elsie Scott

Alternative Meanings

E is for eternal, your spirit will live.

L is for laughter, you spread wherever you go.

S is for secret, that you can certainly keep.

I is for ideals, no higher!

E is for extra, those little things you do!

Your name in reverse order is "Eisle". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Eslie". 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 Apr 30, 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 Southern India approximately on 700. Your profession was digger and undertaker.

You were a person with huge energy, good in planning and supervising. If you were just a garbage-man, you were chief garbage-man. You are bound to learn to understand other people and to meet all life difficulties with joyful heart. You should help others, bringing them spirit of joy.

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