Elsa

Elsa - A very unique female name



  Jun 20,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Elsa, meaning pledged to God, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1910 on position #503. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Elsa and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Elsa? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Elsa. The baby girl name Elsa was given to 474 baby girls in 2012, ranking #563 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 2,982 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Elsa peaked in popularity 104 years ago in 1915 on position 396.



Famous with this name

Elsa Pataky
Elsa Saisio
Elsa Mollien


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Elsa is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Elsa is currently topping the baby name charts in Vermont at position #87 - and is the least popular in Texas at position #1,495.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Elsa is where you live.


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Elsa origin and meaning

Elsa is a 4 letter name with 2 syllables. This name means pledged to God. To see famous people named Elsa, pop culture references for the name Elsa and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Elsa

We've found the following names that sound similar to Elsa, sorted by popularity.

Elsie / Elise / Eloise / Elisa / Eliza / Elyse / Elissa / Elisha / Elouise / Eloisa /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
2012563
2011584
2010608
2009686
2008735
2007764
2006796
2005766
2004805
2003733
2002821
2001923
2000959
1999891
19981013
19971017
1996907
1995829
1994909
1993945
1992852
1991904
1990801
1989837
1988972
1987929
1986839
1985819
1984709
1983711
1982771
1981694
1980707
1979751
1978695
1977665
1976588
1975614
1974592
1973598
1972589
1971591
1970574
1969580
1968604
1967628
1966540
1965573
1964582
1963571
1962588
1961598
1960589
1959593
1958579
1957520
1956530
1955531
1954575
1953584
1952583
1951646
1950676
1949736
1948695
1947715
1946804
1945681
1944680
1943647
1942682
1941596
1940626
1939549
1938634
1937623
1936591
1935645
1934672
1933618
1932601
1931557
1930607
1929612
1928599
1927619
1926654
1925686
1924667
1923639
1922628
1921603
1920549
1919553
1918565
1917473
1916467
1915396
1914428
1913422
1912482
1911412
1910503

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Vermont87
Minnesota107
Wisconsin182
North Dakota184
Oregon211
Washington246
New Hampshire255
Colorado263
Iowa326
Massachusetts328
Nebraska346
Illinois346
Maryland454
Virginia474
Pennsylvania483
Michigan495
Utah496
Kansas512
Arizona577
California619
New York647
Ohio943
Georgia980
Florida1069
North Carolina1233
Texas1495

Even more about Elsa


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Elsa a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique female name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Elsa?

2 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
1915
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Elsa
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 2,982
Letter count 4
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1910
2012 births +474

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