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

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Origin and Meaning of Elzy

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  • A submission from Nebraska, United States says the name Elzy means "Awesome and/or smart" and is of Unknown origin.
Other origins: English

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Notable Persons Named Elzy

Elzy Lay was a cowboy and outlaw. Elzy was born on November 25th, 1868. He breathed his last breath on November 10th, 1934.


Elzy was born in 1771. He passed away in 1825.


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Popularity of Elzy as a last name

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Common last names for Elzy

  • Smith
  • Jones
  • Davis
  • Brown

Common first names for Elzy

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Elzy U.S.
  White 31.62% 64.26%
  African American 58.73% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.67% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 6.62% 16.26%

Of Last Name Elzy

People with the last name Elzy are most frequently White or African American

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Fun Facts about the name Elzy

  • How Popular is the name Elzy? Elzy is the 18,684th most popular name of all time. As a last name Elzy was the 23,386th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Elzy have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 396 babies born with the first name Elzy in the United States. That's more than enough people named Elzy 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 Elzy? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1885 when it was given as a first name to 8 new born babies.
  • When was Elzy first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Elzy is Saturday, June 15th, 1872.
  • What year had the most people named Elzy born? The highest recorded use of the first name Elzy was in 1919 with a total of 17 babies.
  • Random Elzy Factoid: According to the 1922 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Elzy is not a popular baby boy's name in Louisiana. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Louisiana have the same name as you in 1922.
  • Weird things about the name Elzy: Your name in reverse order is Yzle. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Zely. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Elzy? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 1,088 people with the last name Elzy.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Elzy? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Elzy as their last name since less than 1 person in 270k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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  • Sources:
  • 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).
  • Notable persons via Wikipedia: Titles and License. Click each image for the attribution information.