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since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Elsey

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Alt. Meaning

E is for enamoured, forever will your children be with you

L is for loyalty, that you show.

S is for sweetheart, you really are!

E is for extra, those little things you do!

Y is for youthful, your eternal look.

Notable Persons With the Last Name Elsey

George was born on February 5th, 1918. He breathed his last breath on December 30th, 2015.


Jordan Elsey is a soccer player for the Adelaide United FC, Para Hills Knights SC, FFSA NTC, and Kitchee SC. Jordan was born on March 2nd, 1994 in Adelaide, Australia.


Dave Elsey is a facial prosthetic, animatronics, make-up effects, and creature effects. He has been prominent since 1986. Dave was given the name David Elsey on February 9th, 1967 in London, England, UK.


Wayne was born on February 10th, 1965 in Arlington County, Virginia.


Bernie was born in 1906. He left this life in 1986.


Karl Elsey is a soccer player for the Swansea City A.F.C., Queens Park Rangers F.C., Newport County A.F.C., Cardiff City F.C., Gillingham F.C., Reading F.C., Maidstone United F.C., Sittingbourne F.C., Braintree Town F.C., Hastings United F.C., and Faversham Town F.C. Karl was born on November 20th, 1958 in Swansea.


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Popularity of Elsey as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Elsey U.S.
  White 84.81% 64.26%
  African American 6.92% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.82% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.88% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.87% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 3.70% 16.26%

Of Last Name Elsey

People with the last name Elsey are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Elsey

  • How Popular is the name Elsey? Elsey is the 43,373rd most popular name of all time. As a last name Elsey was the 16,761st most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Elsey have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 64 babies born with the first name Elsey in the United States.
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Elsey? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1989 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Elsey first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Elsey is Sunday, October 8th, 1876.
  • What year had the most people named Elsey born? The highest recorded use of the first name Elsey was in 2016 with a total of 11 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Elsey: Your name in reverse order is Yesle. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Leyes. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Elsey? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 1,705 people with the last name Elsey.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Elsey? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Elsey as their last name since less than 1 person in 172k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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