Elsie - girls name

Elsie name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 100%

Elsie name meaning:

The name Elsie is of Scottish origin and is derived from the name Elizabeth. It has various meanings depending on different cultural interpretations. In general, Elsie is believed to mean "pledged to God" or "God is my oath." It is a combination of the Hebrew elements "el," meaning "God," and "sheba," meaning "oath" or "pledge."

Elsie is a charming and timeless name that has gained popularity over the years. It carries a sense of strength and devotion, reflecting a deep connection with spirituality. This name often symbolizes a determined and faithful individual who is committed to their beliefs and values. Elsie can also represent a sense of responsibility and trustworthiness, as one who is dedicated to fulfilling their promises and obligations.

Overall, the name Elsie holds a spiritual and loyal connotation, making it an endearing choice for parents seeking a name with deep meaning and significance for their little girl.

Origin: German

Form of Elizabeth. Consecrated to God.


Victorian names

Related names

Elizabeth , Ailish , Alzbeta, Annalisa, Anneliese , Bess , Bessie , Bessy, Bethan , Betsey, Betsy , Bette , Bettina, Bettine, Betty , Elise , Eliza , Elizabetta, Elsa , Elsie , Elspeth , Elyza , Erihapeti, Ibbie, Ibby, Ilse, Isabeau , Isabela , Isabelle , Isahel, Isahella, Isahelle, Isohel, Izabel , Libba, Libby , Liesel, Liesl, Lisbet, Lisbeth, Lise, Lissette, Liz , Lizbeth, Lizette, Lizzie , Lizzy , Tetty, Tibby, Yelizaveta

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Overall UK ranking: 18 out of 5581

1840 recorded births last year

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Historical popularity of Elsie

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