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Gender: Female Meaning of Elka: "noble one" Origin of Elka: Scandinavian, pet form of Adalheidis

The name Elka is a girl's name meaning "noble one". Elka and is often added to lists like TV Character Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "Which would you choose?".

From the experts:

Much more managable than the full form of the name. Possible exotic alternative to Ella.

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Famous People Named Elka

Elka (born Yelyzaveta Valdemarivna Ivantsiv), Ukrainian Russian singer
Elka Walker, American reality TV personality ("The Real World: Boston")
Elka Whalan, Australian Olympic swimmer
Elka de Levie, Dutch Olympic gymnast
Elka Brand, ex-girlfriend of late Linkin Park frontman Chester Bennington

Pop Culture References for the name Elka

Elka Ostrovsky, character on TV's "Hot in Cleveland"


Wittyusername103 Says:


Or the meaning.

EW314 Says:


Love the Elke spelling! Elka is very pretty too, though.

Mia17 Says:


Another beautiful version of this name can be spelled Elke

AldabellaxWulfe Says:


Instead of Ella, I would be more inclined to believe that this would be a perfect alternative for those who adore the look and style of Elsa, but don't want its popularity or modern movie reference.

DearestJules Says:


My mom uses this as a pet name for my sister Ella.

faithnamer Says:


I think this would be mistaken for Ella a lot, but I like it!