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Elektra

Last Name
<100
in the U.S.
in 2010
Girls
Boys

Meaning and Origin

What does the name Elektra mean? Keep reading to find the user submitted meanings, dictionary definitions, and more.

Origin and Meaning of Elektra

User Submitted Origins

Greek
80%
Danish
10%
Swedish
10%

User Submitted Meanings

  1. 2 submissions from the United States and Sweden agree the name Elektra means "Bringer of light" and is of Swedish / Greek origin.
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Notable Persons Named Elektra

Elektra

Elektra is a comics character.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Elektra

Notable Persons With the Last Name Elektra

Elektra

Elektra is a comics character.

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Fun Facts about the name Elektra

  • How Popular is the name Elektra? Elektra is the 13,477th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Elektra have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 713 babies born with the first name Elektra in the United States. That's more than enough people named Elektra to occupy the territory of Cocos (Keeling) Islands (Australia) with an estimated population of 605 (as of June 30, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Elektra? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1985 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Elektra first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Elektra is Wednesday, November 11th, 1891.
  • What year had the most people named Elektra born? The highest recorded use of the first name Elektra was in 2005 with a total of 79 babies.
  • Random Elektra Factoid: According to the 2013 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Elektra is not a popular baby girl's name in California. Imagine that, only 5 babies in California have the same name in 2013.
  • Weird things about the name Elektra: The name spelled backwards is Artkele. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Rlkaete. How do you pronounce that?
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