The name Elsie is a girl's name of Scottish origin meaning "pledged to God". Elsie is ranked #280 on our popularity charts and is often added to lists like Vintage Baby Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "Quick Question Thread?!".
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Not so long ago, Elsie might have been on a list of Names Least Likely to Succeed—but look at her now! She is currently ranked very highly in the U.K., and in the US, she's widely used as well, having returned to the popular names list in 2005 after a thirty-year hiatus. Elsie is now one of the fastest-rising a href="https://nameberry.com/search/girls_names/E">girl names starting with E.
Elsie was a popular name at the end of the nineteenth century until its image was damaged in this country by the association with Elsie the Borden cow. But it's rising now on the heels of Ella and Ellie, suddenly sounding fresh and frisky. Singer James Morrison picked it for his baby girl and Ioan Gruffudd has an adorably named little Elsie Marigold. Another youthful bearer is actress Elsie Kate Fisher, the voice of Agnes in Despicable Me.
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