Elsa

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Female Female Name

Usage

Old Swedish Old Swedish
Sweden Swedish
Finland Finnish
Norway Norwegian
Denmark Danish
Iceland Icelandic
Faroe Islands Faroese

Origin and Meaning

Short form of Elisabet and its variants [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6]

Related Names

Eelisi
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Greenlandic
Êlise
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Greenlandic
Els
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Danish Norwegian Swedish
Elsa
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Danish Faroese Finish Icelandic Norwegian Old Swedish Swedish
Elsá
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Sami
Else
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Danish Finish Greenlandic Norwegian Old Danish Swedish
Elsi
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Danish Finish Norwegian Swedish
Elsí
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Icelandic
Elsia
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Danish
Elsie
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Danish Finish Icelandic Norwegian Swedish
Elssa
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Finish
Elssá
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Sami
Elsse Danish Norwegian
Elssu
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Finish
Elsu
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Finish
Elsukka
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Finish
Elsy
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Danish Norwegian Swedish
Elsý
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Icelandic
Elza Danish Finish Norwegian Swedish
Elze Danish Norwegian Swedish
Helse
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Telse
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Danish Swedish
Älsa
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Swedish

See also Elsina, Erza, Essi, Îlse

Combinations

For combinations see ELS (name element)

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Elsa
Genitive: Elsas
Faroe Islands - Faroese
Nominative: Elsa
Accusative: Elsu
Dative: Elsu
Genitive: Elsu
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Elsa
Genitive: Elsan
Partitive: Elsaa
Iceland - Icelandic
Nominative: Elsa
Accusative: Elsu
Dative: Elsu
Genitive: Elsu
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Elsa
Genitive: Elsas
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Elsa
Genitive: Elsas

Name Days

Faroe Islands Faroe Islands

17 April

Finland Finland

14 October

Norway Norway

17 April

Finland (Swedish Language)Finland (Swedish Language) Finland (Swedish Language)

14 October

Sweden Sweden

30 October

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

Strongest Period of Usage

Predominant Regional Usage

Namesakes

  • Elsa Beskow (née Maartman, 11 February 1874 – 30 June 1953), Swedish author and illustrator of children's books
  • Elsa Brändström (26 March 1888 - 4 March 1948), Swedish philanthropist
  • Elsa Judith Elisa Gress (17 January 1919 – 18 July 1988), Danish essayist, novelist and dramatist

Statistics

Name Count per Country

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Country
Commonness
Commonness
Female ♀ Male ♂
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
Sweden Sweden[9]
21170 44412 0 2
Norway Norway[8]
3363 n.a. 0 n.a.
Denmark Denmark[10]
969 n.a. 0 n.a.
Finland Finland[7]
n.a. 30816 0 0
  #: count of main first name only
  &: count of both main and additional first names
Name counts are approximate as statistics normally is not published
for names given to less than 3 or 5 persons per country.

 

Recent Statistics Trend

Name statistics for Elsa(f) Sources: [9][10][8][7]

Top List Ranking

Name top list ranking for Elsa(f) Sources: [11]

Norwegian Historic Statistics Trend

Norwegian historic statistics for Elsa(f)

Sources: [9] [10] [8] [7]

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  2. 2.0 2.1 Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  3. Árni Dahl: Navnabókin (2005)
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 Eva Brylla: Förnamn i Sverige (2004)
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 5.3 Eva Villarsen Meldgaard: Den store navnebog (2004)
  6. 6.0 6.1 Michael Lerche Nielsen: Hvad skal barnet hedde? (2003)
  7. 7.0 7.1 7.2 7.3 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  8. 8.0 8.1 8.2 8.3 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  9. 9.0 9.1 9.2 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  10. 10.0 10.1 10.2 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  11. details see Name Statistic tables