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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 2012 rank:#551     ... 549:Anahi, 550:Jaelynn, 551:Elsa, 552:Farrah, 553:Cameron ...     Full US 2012 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:Eliska Czechia 2012,  2:Elsa Sweden 2012,  4:Elise Belgium 2009,  4:Elizabete Latvia 2011,  5:Lili Hungary 2006,  6:Elisabeth Düsseldorf 2009,  7:Elsie England+Wales 1914,  8:Elizabeth USA 1990-1999,  9:Elisa Italy 2004
Somehow related to:Isabella, Isaline, Lilian
Old/original forms:Elisheba Hebrew
Name variants:Alzbeta, Bessie, Bessy, Beth, Bethan, Bethli, Betina, Betje, Betsy, Betta, Bettina, Betty, Elisa, Elísa, Elisabet, Elísabet, Elisabeth, Elísabeth, Elisabetha, Elisabetta, Elisabettina, Elisaveta, Elischeba, Elise, Élise, Eliska, Elissa, Eliza, Elizabet, Elizabeta, Elizabete, Elizabeth, Elsa, Elsbeth, Else, Elsi, Elsie, Elyssa, Ilse, Libby, Liesa, Liesbeth, Lieschen, Liese, Liesel, Liezel, Lili, Lilli, Lilly, Lisa, Lisbeth, Lise, Lisette, Liska, Lison, 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

SeriesRankings
Finland/Finnish2012 142011 16,  2010 25,  2009 24,  2008 27,  2007 31,  2006 38
France2012 53,  2011 55,  2010 53,  2009 53,  2008 532007 57,  2006 57,  2005 62,  2004 57,  2003 57,  2002 60,  2001 61,  2000 76,  1999 81,  1998 86,  1997 94
Spain2012 61,  2011 562010 70,  2009 67,  2008 75,  2007 79,  2006 79
Spain/Madrid2005 692004 77,  2003 87,  2002 90
Sweden2012 22011 3,  2010 7,  2009 5,  2008 5,  2007 12,  2006 16,  2005 17,  2004 17,  2003 25,  2002 31,  2001 40,  2000 48,  1999 56,  1998 54
Switzerland1997 212
USA decades1990-1999 905
USA yearly2012 5512011 578,  2010 599,  2009 684
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