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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Elva

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Notable Persons Named Elva

Elva Hsiao is a mandopop singing.

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Chunchuna VillafaƱe is a model, actress, architect, model (people), and actor. She has been prominent since 1971. Chunchuna was given the name Elva Chunchuna VillafaƱe on April 9th, 1940 in Buenos Aires.

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Eve Southern was an actress. She was most active from 1916 to 1916. Eve was given the name Elva L. McDowell on October 24th, 1898 in Ranger, Texas, U.S. Eve is also known as McDowell and Elva L.. She breathed her last breath on November 28th, 1972.

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Elva Nampeyo was a in the field of pottery. Elva was born in 1926. She breathed her last breath in 1985.

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Elva was born on September 26th, 1971. Elva is also known as Elva Martinez.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Elva

Caniggia Elva is a soccer player for the VfB Stuttgart II, VfB Stuttgart, and RC Strasbourg Alsace. Caniggia was born on July 14th, 1996 in Vieux Fort, Saint Lucia.

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He was most active from -499 to -499.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1880 44 44 0
1881 51 51 0
1882 80 75 5
1883 77 72 5
1884 87 81 6
1885 108 108 0
1886 116 110 6
1887 99 99 0
1888 128 128 0
1889 135 135 0
1890 166 160 6
1891 163 158 5
1892 186 181 5
1893 156 156 0
1894 176 176 0
1895 223 218 5
1896 204 198 6
1897 198 198 0
1898 266 261 5
1899 194 194 0
1900 306 301 5
1901 291 283 8
1902 253 253 0
1903 260 255 5
1904 234 234 0
1905 267 261 6
1906 235 235 0
1907 306 297 9
1908 287 279 8
1909 285 279 6
1910 347 342 5
1911 354 354 0
1912 436 430 6
1913 510 496 14
1914 583 563 20
1915 769 753 16
1916 804 783 21
1917 772 760 12
1918 818 789 29
1919 796 782 14
1920 794 767 27
1921 736 720 16
1922 706 686 20
1923 684 655 29
1924 653 631 22
1925 650 632 18
1926 596 572 24
1927 576 551 25
1928 579 560 19
1929 557 540 17
1930 531 511 20
1931 433 415 18
1932 429 412 17
1933 434 420 14
1934 379 359 20
1935 383 369 14
1936 349 333 16
1937 329 318 11
1938 336 324 12
1939 351 333 18
1940 314 301 13
1941 298 284 14
1942 286 269 17
1943 312 298 14
1944 270 258 12
1945 245 239 6
1946 266 253 13
1947 299 290 9
1948 267 257 10
1949 254 249 5
1950 235 225 10
1951 280 274 6
1952 227 218 9
1953 228 228 0
1954 273 266 7
1955 252 247 5
1956 223 216 7
1957 218 208 10
1958 209 204 5
1959 201 196 5
1960 189 189 0
1961 182 177 5
1962 173 173 0
1963 149 149 0
1964 159 150 9
1965 152 152 0
1966 133 133 0
1967 136 136 0
1968 128 128 0
1969 121 121 0
1970 112 107 5
1971 110 110 0
1972 103 103 0
1973 120 120 0
1974 88 88 0
1975 108 108 0
1976 94 94 0
1977 87 87 0
1978 85 85 0
1979 86 86 0
1980 74 74 0
1981 100 95 5
1982 92 92 0
1983 72 72 0
1984 65 65 0
1985 65 65 0
1986 75 75 0
1987 68 68 0
1988 78 78 0
1989 70 70 0
1990 82 82 0
1991 62 62 0
1992 71 71 0
1993 86 86 0
1994 70 70 0
1995 50 50 0
1996 66 66 0
1997 51 51 0
1998 60 60 0
1999 53 53 0
2000 59 59 0
2001 50 50 0
2002 51 51 0
2003 43 43 0
2004 46 46 0
2005 38 38 0
2006 56 56 0
2007 45 45 0
2008 38 38 0
2009 39 39 0
2010 54 54 0
2011 34 34 0
2012 45 45 0
2013 40 40 0
2014 43 43 0
2015 44 44 0
2016 54 54 0
2017 48 48 0

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Popularity of Elva as a first name

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Common last names for Elva

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  • Johnson
  • Miller
  • Jones
  • Brown
  • Davis
  • Williams
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  • Wilson
  • Moore
  • Clark
  • Martin
  • Thompson
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  • White
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Fun Facts about the name Elva

  • How Popular is the name Elva? Elva is the 1,321st most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Elva have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 32,164 babies born with the first name Elva in the United States. That's more than enough people named Elva to occupy the territory of Gibraltar (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 29,441 (as of July 1, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Elva? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given as a first name to 44 new born babies.
  • When was Elva first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Elva is Friday, June 17th, 1870.
  • What year had the most people named Elva born? The highest recorded use of the first name Elva was in 1918 with a total of 789 babies.
  • Random Elva Factoid: According to the 1914 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Elva ranks 98th in popularity as a baby girl's name in Maryland. Imagine that, 20 babies in Maryland have the same name as you in 1914.
  • Weird things about the name Elva: Your name in reverse order is Avle. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Elva. How do you pronounce that?

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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