Elva name meaning

Updated: May 30th, 2024
Gender: Girl
Origin: Old High German, Celtic, Old Norse, Germanic, Latin and Gothic
Usage: English, German, Irish, Scandinavian, Icelandic, Finnish, Swedish, Danish and Norwegian
Pronunciation: pronunciation of Elva e-lva
Meaning: Elf, Power, Noble, Bright, White and The Word Alf Meaning Elf Supernatural Being
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What does Elva mean?

Elva means Elf, Power, Noble, Bright, White or The Word Alf Meaning Elf Supernatural Being is notably used in German, Swedish, Norwegian, Icelandic, Danish, Irish, Finnish, Scandinavian and English used as a gender insensitive name came from Celtic, Gothic, Latin, Old Norse, Germanic and Old High German.

Elva is version of unfading and pleasing Elvia. Elvia is a variant form of illustrous and evergreen Elva. Also Elvia is a form of widespread Elvi. Trendy and Perennial Elvia is originated from Latin and German, Elvia means "Elfin and Good Elf".

Elva is feminine form of Elvar. Elvar is manly form of Elva. Elvar means Elf and Warrior is rooted from Old Norse.

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How do I pronounce Elva?

Two syllabled Elva is pronounced as e-lva. The other ways to say the name is el-va.

Variants of Elva

Elfa, Elvia, Elvi, Elfi, Elvina, Elvan, Elvy, Elvira, Ellevi, Elsevi, Ellvi, Elfy, Alvina, Elwine, Ellvy, Albira, Ellevy, Elsivi, Elsvi

Names that rhyme with Elva

How popular is the name Elva?

a popular name in United States with over 32212 new-borns have been given the name since 1880. Presently the name is rising, in 1901, it ranked 161st when 789 parents chose the moniker for their baby girls.

Moreover, the name has been to the top 500 baby names a whooping 69 times Elva is an uncommon baby name in England and Wales where it has been in use since 1997 and achieved its top ranking of 1711 in 2018.

There are over 107 babies that have been given the name Elva in England and Wales.

Elva is a rare baby name in Ireland and may not be used now. And also in France.

But Elva is a popular baby name in Mexico where every 1 in 3000 have the name as well as in, Argentina, Peru, Paraguay, Indonesia, Bolivia, Ecuador, Guatemala and Colombia. As per our findings, over 220000 people has been named Elva globally.

View more ▾View full list ▾[1] Source: Social Security Administration


Elva in Nordic countries

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What numbers say about Elva?

Love is most important in your life. Instead of talking about your dreams and goals, you prefer to realize them and focus on even greater goals after. You have to learn that what you give is what you get in life. You have a sharp focus and highly developed sense of intuition. In order to gain more than you already have, you need to take uncalculated risks and see where they take you. You have to pay attention to your surroundings and the people you hang out with.

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  •  Senga - Customary and Evergreen girl name Senga has origin in Old Greek and Celtic is used prevalently in Gaelic and Scottish. Senga is Gaelic cognate of Agnes
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Middle names for Elva

There are many familiar and lovely middle names that are commonly paired with Elva.

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Sibling Names for Elva

If you've chosen the name Elva for your baby girl but can't decide on a perfect sibling name to pair with it, look no further. We've compiled a list of charming and unique names that complement Elva perfectly. From classic to creative, there's sure to be a name on this list that will inspire you.

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Famous people named Elva

  • Elva Goulbourne, Jamaican former track and field athlete
  • Elva R. Kendall, U.S. Representative from Kentucky
  • Elva Hsiao, Taiwanese singer and actress
  • Elva Nampeyo, American studio potter
  • Elva Ni in Hon zin as Actress
  • Elva Ósk Ólafsdóttir in Beowulf & Grendel as Actress
  • Elva Mai Hoover in Mama as Actress
  • Actor Elva de Bethancourt, notable for movie Misi�n blanca


  1. Social Security Administration, https://www.ssa.gov/oact/babynames/index.html
  2. Office for National Statistics, https://www.ons.gov.uk/peoplepopulationandcommunity/birthsdeathsandmarriages/livebirths
  3. Central Statistics Office - An Phríomh-Oifig Staidrimh, https://visual.cso.ie/?body=entity/babynames
  4. Institut national de la statistique et des études économiques, https://www.insee.fr/fr/statistiques/2540004
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