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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Elspeth

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User Submitted Meanings

  1. According to a user from Germany, the name Elspeth is of Scottish origin and means "Elspeth or Elspet is a feminine given name, which is the Scottish form of Elizabeth. It means 'chosen by God' or 'consecrated by God'".
  2. A submission from Missouri, U.S. says the name Elspeth means "God is my oath".
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  1. A female given name from Hebrew, a Scottish variant of Elizabeth.

Notable Persons Named Elspeth

Notable Persons Named Elspeth

Elspeth Hanson

Elspeth Hanson is a musician. She plays Violin, Viola, Violectra, and Yamaha Corporation. Elspeth was born on May 12th, 1986 in London, England, UK.

Elspeth March

Elspeth was born on March 5th, 1911 in Kensington. She left this life on April 5th, 1999.

Elspeth Ballantyne

Elspeth Ballantyne is an actress. Elspeth was born on April 20th, 1939 in Adelaide. Elspeth is also known as Elly Ballantyne..

Elspeth Campbell

Elspeth Attwooll

Elspeth was born on February 1st, 1943 in Chislehurst.

Elspeth Champcommunal

Elspeth Champcommunal was a fashion designer and magazine editor. Elspeth was given the name Elspeth Mary Hodgson in 1888. Elspeth is also known as Hodgson and Elspeth Mary; Champco. She left this life in 1976.

  • Elspeth Garman
  • Elspeth Duxbury

Fun Facts about the name Elspeth

  • How Popular is the name Elspeth? Elspeth is the 12,395th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Elspeth have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 815 babies born with the first name Elspeth in the United States. That's more than enough people named Elspeth to occupy the country of Vatican City with an estimated population of 800 (as of March 1, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Elspeth? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1914 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Elspeth first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Elspeth is Thursday, May 27th, 1875.
  • What year had the most people named Elspeth born? The highest recorded use of the first name Elspeth was in 1984 with a total of 39 babies.
  • Random Elspeth Factoid: According to the 1984 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Elspeth is not a popular baby girl's name in Illinois. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Illinois have the same name in 1984.
  • Weird things about the name Elspeth: The name spelled backwards is Htepsle. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Hptsele. How do you pronounce that?
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