Gender: Female Meaning of Elva: "leader of the elves" Origin of Elva: Irish

Elva Origin and Meaning

The name Elva is a girl's name of Irish origin meaning "leader of the elves".

Elva is the anglicized version of Ailbhe, growing more popular in Ireland.

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Pop Culture References for the name Elva

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Ginger Says:


I am guessing Norwegian.

KaiLun Says:


What's your native language?

ClimenceAliceMarie Says:


My great grandmother's first name. Her middle was Parthenia. It has a country girl feel to me. I guess it is because I new many women from the depression era who raised in the country life style, that held this name. It feels familiar and homey in a sentimental way.

Daphodil Says:


Beautiful name and meaning. It actually means "(the) river" in my native language.