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in the U.S.
since 1880
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in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Elbie

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  • A user from Malaysia says the name Elbie is of English origin and means "Bright Nobility".
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  1. A diminutive of the male given name Elbert.

Notable Persons Named Elbie

Elbie Nickel was a football player for the Pittsburgh Steelers. He was most prominent from 1947 to 1957. Elbie was born on December 28th, 1922 in Lewis County, Kentucky. He died on February 27th, 2007.


Elbie Fletcher was a baseball player. Elbie was born on March 18th, 1916 in Milton, Massachusetts. He died on March 9th, 1994.


Elbie Schultz was a football player. Elbie was born on December 23rd, 1917 in Eugene, Oregon. He breathed his last breath on May 20th, 2002.


Common last names for Elbie

  • Smith

Fun Facts about the name Elbie

  • How Popular is the name Elbie? Elbie is the 38,868th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Elbie have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 86 babies born with the first name Elbie in the United States. That's more than enough people named Elbie to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Elbie? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1916 when it was given as a first name to 7 new born babies.
  • When was Elbie first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Elbie is Wednesday, July 11th, 1877.
  • What year had the most people named Elbie born? The highest recorded use of the first name Elbie was in 1917 with a total of 8 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Elbie: Your name in reverse order is Eible. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Beile. How do you pronounce that?

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  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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