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Name Elsa

Meaning:My God is abundance; My God has sworn Tools:

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About the name Elsa in particular

Gender:female
Languages of use:German
Is short form of:Elisabeth
Topics:Asteroid 182 Elsa, diameter 43.68 km, period 80 years
US 2014 rank:#286     ... 284:Makenna, 285:Dakota, 286:Elsa, 287:Nova, 288:Nadia ...     Full US 2014 list
Similarly written:Ela, Elda, Elea, Eléa, Elga, Elia, Elia, Elisa, Elisa, Elísa     Details
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About Elizabeth, the group of names with the same origin as Elsa

Meaning/translation:My God is abundance; My God has sworn
Language of origin:Hebrew
Info about origin:meaning not known for sure
 2 interpretations are common, with the second name element either derived from sheba (seven) or from shaba (oath):
 My God is seven with the number seven as symbol for abundance, thus My God is abundance
 or My God has sworn
 in the Bible Elizabeth is the mother of John the Baptist
Words:el = God, the powerful  Hebrew
 sheba = seven  Hebrew
 shaba = the oath  Hebrew
Topics:Old Testament
Variants' top ranks:1:Lisa Germany/West 1991,  1:Elsa Sweden 2014,  1:Eliska Czechia 2014,  2:Elisabeth Austria 2015,  2:Elizabeth Paraguay 2014,  2:Eliise Estonia 2014,  2:Erzsébet Hungary 2014,  3:Elise Belgium 2014,  4:Lili Hungary 2014,  4:Elizabete Latvia 2011
Somehow related to:Isabella, Isaline, Lilian
Old/original forms:Elisheba Hebrew
Name variants:Alzbeta, Bessie, Bessy, Beth, Bethan, Bethli, Bethzy, Betina, Betje, Betsy, Betta, Bettina, Betty, Eliise, Elisa, Elísa, Elisabet, Elísabet, Elisabeth, Elísabeth, Elisabetha, Elisabetta, Elisabettina, Elisaveta, Elischeba, Elise, Élise, Eliska, Elissa, Eliza, Elizabet, Elizabeta, Elizabete, Elizabeth, Els, Elsa, Elsbeth, Else, Elsi, Elsie, Elyssa, Elza, Elzbieta, Erzsébet, Ilse, Libby, Liesa, Liesbeth, Lieschen, Liese, Liesel, Liezel, Liisa, Lili, Lilli, Lilly, Lis, Lisa, Lisbeth, Lise, Lisette, Liska, Lison, Lissette, Lissy, Liz, Liza, Lizbeth, Lizeth, Lizette, Lizzie, Lizzy, Lysa, Sabeth, Sissi, Sissy, Spela   Sortable list   Details
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Popularity lists that contain the name Elsa

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Scotland 2014 152
USA decades 1990-1999 905
USA yearlyGraph2014 2862013 528,  2012 551,  2011 578,  2010 599,  2009 684,  2008 722,  2007 740,  2006 785,  2005 761,  2004 813,  2003 732,  2002 822,  2001 917,  2000 910,  1999 897,  1998 998,  1997 993,  1996 869,  1995 867,  1994 863,  1993 957
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