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Gender: Female Meaning of Elza: "God is my joy" Origin of Elza: Hebrew

The name Elza is a girl's name of Hebrew origin meaning "God is my joy". Elza and is often added to lists like Names That Mean Happy and discussed in our forums with posts like "Picky Parents BNG".

From the experts:

Intriguing twist on several familiar names, though many people will mistake this for Elsa, Eliza, and so on.

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Famous People Named Elza

Elza da Conceição Soares, Brazilian singer and activist
Elza Kephart, Canadian filmmaker
Elza Imameddin qizi Ibrahimova, Azerbaijani composer
Erzsébet "Elza" Brandeisz, Hungarian dancer, educator and WWII heroine
Elza Edith Mayhew, Canadian sculptor
Elza Radziņa, Latvian actress
Elza Cansanção Medeiros, Brazilian army officer
Elza Jeffords, U.S. Congressman from Missouri
Elza Williams "Elgie" Tobin, American male NFL player

Pop Culture References for the name Elza

Elza Walker, character from the (cancelled) video game Resident Evil 1.5
A character in Final Fantasy 12


elza0911 Says:


Despite what it says in the info, my name is not often mistaken for Elsa

maggiemary Says:


I really, really love this name, I have done for many years. I found it in my family tree, as my great-great-great-great-great uncle married an Elza!