First Name
668
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
<100
in the U.S.
in 2010
Girls
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Elektra

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  • According to a user from Sweden, the name Elektra is of Greek origin and means "Bringer of light".

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Notable Persons Named Elektra

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How popular is the baby name Elektra in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1985 5 5 0
1988 7 7 0
1990 7 7 0
1993 5 5 0
1996 8 8 0
1997 11 11 0
1998 13 13 0
1999 10 10 0
2000 11 11 0
2001 10 10 0
2002 8 8 0
2003 14 14 0
2004 17 17 0
2005 79 79 0
2006 76 76 0
2007 63 63 0
2008 49 49 0
2009 51 51 0
2010 36 36 0
2011 27 27 0
2012 33 33 0
2013 26 26 0
2014 25 25 0
2015 29 29 0
2016 21 21 0
2017 27 27 0

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Popularity of Elektra as a first name

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Fun Facts about the name Elektra

  • How Popular is the name Elektra? Elektra is the 13,610th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Elektra have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 668 babies born with the first name Elektra in the United States. That's more than enough people named Elektra to occupy the territory of Cocos (Keeling) Islands (Australia) with an estimated population of 605 (as of June 30, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Elektra? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1985 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Elektra first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Elektra is Wednesday, November 11th, 1891.
  • What year had the most people named Elektra born? The highest recorded use of the first name Elektra was in 2005 with a total of 79 babies.
  • Random Elektra Factoid: According to the 2013 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Elektra is not a popular baby girl's name in California. Imagine that, only 5 babies in California have the same name as you in 2013.
  • Weird things about the name Elektra: Your name in reverse order is Artkele. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Trkeale. How do you pronounce that?

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