Elsie

Elsie - A very unique female name



  Jul 22,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Elsie, meaning pledged to God, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1910 on position #44. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Elsie and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Elsie? 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 Elsie. The baby girl name Elsie was given to 756 baby girls in 2012, ranking #390 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 1,869 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Elsie peaked in popularity 108 years ago in 1911 on position 41.



Famous with this name

Elsie Fisher
Elsie Janis
Elsie Chan


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Rating: 5/5 (19 people)


Elsie is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Elsie is currently topping the baby name charts in Utah at position #53 - and is the least popular in Texas at position #1,301.

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 Elsie is where you live.


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Elsie origin and meaning

Elsie is a 5 letter name with 2 syllables. This name means pledged to God. To see famous people named Elsie, pop culture references for the name Elsie and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Elsie

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

Elise / Eloise / Elisa / Eliza / Elsa / 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
2012390
2011482
2010622
2009684
2008730
2007878
2006885
2005933
20041094
20031228
20021190
20011298
20001377
19991422
19981391
19971308
19961403
19951205
19941151
19931311
19921107
19911295
19901242
19891285
19881096
19871177
19861264
19851156
19841354
19831315
19821288
19811185
19801159
19791080
19781229
19771169
19761124
1975861
1974928
1973968
1972952
1971924
1970887
1969805
1968796
1967713
1966643
1965623
1964633
1963593
1962564
1961527
1960518
1959482
1958469
1957413
1956420
1955383
1954374
1953354
1952344
1951317
1950297
1949286
1948249
1947244
1946221
1945203
1944190
1943180
1942164
1941157
1940151
1939139
1938137
1937124
1936123
1935114
1934107
193398
193297
193186
193088
192978
192872
192772
192669
192563
192461
192361
192259
192155
192051
191947
191849
191750
191648
191541
191446
191341
191242
191141
191044

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Utah53
Wyoming112
Minnesota128
Idaho139
Montana152
Oregon159
Washington160
Nebraska163
Alaska170
North Dakota183
Iowa192
South Dakota195
Kansas201
Maine211
Wisconsin218
Missouri234
Colorado238
Indiana284
Pennsylvania297
Massachusetts321
Arizona415
Ohio421
Michigan425
Illinois461
Tennessee463
Connecticut485
Maryland497
California524
Virginia529
Kentucky530
Georgia567
Oklahoma615
Alabama626
North Carolina678
South Carolina700
New Jersey842
Florida953
Louisiana974
New York975
Texas1301

Even more about Elsie


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 Elsie 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 Elsie?

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
1911
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Elsie
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 1,869
Letter count 5
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1910
2012 births +756

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