Meaning:Promised by God


Pronunciation:ELL see

Variations:Elsi, Ellsi, Ellsie, Ellsy, Elsy

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About Elsie

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Elsie is a lovely traditional name that is old-fashioned in all the best ways. This is perfect for parents looking for something with a strong historical background.

Detailed Meaning

The name Elsie is a pet form of Elspeth, which itself is a Scottish variation of the Hebrew name Elizabeth. Elsie is currently experiencing a surge in popularity.

Famous People With This Name

Elsie Janis was an American screenwriter during the First World War, best known for her film “Women in War.” Elsie Fisher is a American voice actress, known for her voice as Agnes from “Despicable Me” franchise. Elsie Inglis was a Scottish doctor, suffragist and founder of the Scottish Women’s Hospitals.

Possible Nicknames

Some possible nicknames for are El or Elle.

Related Names

Elsie has several alternative spellings, including: Ellsi, Ellsie, Ellsy, Elsi and Elsy.

Stories Featuring This Name

Elsie the Cow is the mascot for the American company Borden who supplies diary and pasta products. Elsie Hughes is a character from the hit BBC One show, “Downton Abbey.” Elsie Dinsmore is the titular character of the children’s book series of the same name.

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