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Gender: Male Origin of Elvis: Meaning unknown

The name Elvis is a boy's name of Scandinavian origin. Elvis and is often added to lists like Attitude Names for Boys and discussed in our forums with posts like "Boys Makeover- Two Middles".

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When the King was alive, and for years afterwards, few people (except Declan McManus who became Elvis Costello) dared use his singular name, but now it's very much up for grabs.

The name Elvis is connected to the Irish Ailbhe, and the Irish saint of that name is also known as Elvis of Munster.

Elvis was the middle name of the singer's dad, Vernon. Anthony Perkins, a big Elvis fan, gave the name to his now grown son in 1976. Other aficionados, such as Cindy Crawford, have opted for the surname Presley.

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Famous People Named Elvis

Elvis Aron Presley, American music legend ("The King")
Elvis Costello (born Declan MacManus), British singer-songwriter
Elvis Perkins, American singer-songwriter; son of actor Anthony Perkins
Elvis Stojko, Canadian figure skater
Elvis Kool Dumervil, American NFL football player
Elvis Jacob Stahr, 6th U.S. Secretary of the Army
Elvis Grbac, American NFL football player
Vernon Elvis Presley, father of Elvis Presley
Elvis Akerlund, son of Swedish director Jonas Akerlund
Elvis Duran, American radio personality

Pop Culture References for the name Elvis

Elvis Brasher, character on TV's "Kate Brasher"
Elvis, character on TV's "The Lottery"
Elvis, Younger half brother to Jesse in The movie "Free Willy 2 The Adventure Home

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