Origin:Scottish
Popularity:529
Meaning:God of plenty
Its association with a dairy brand’s cow mascot during much of the 20th century didn’t help Elsie become one of the cool chicks. In fact, she went into hiding—at least from the baby-name charts—for 30 years. But with the recent reappreciation of old-fashioned names, Elsie moved back into the spotlight in the 21st century. A diminutive of Elizabeth, it’s an adorable name with a sunny, wholesome disposition.

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Source: Social Security Administration

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