Name Elvira Origin, meaning, pronunciation & popularity of the name Elvira


Elvira is a ♀ girl’s name.

What is the origin of the name Elvira?

Elvira is a Spanish name of unknown origin. Elvira possibly derived from the Gothic name Guilvira or is of Arabic origin. Besides, Elvira is a feminine form of the masculine Spanish name Álvaro.

What does the name Elvira mean?

Elvira means “all true”, “trustworthy” (from Gothic “al” = all + “wērs” = true), “foreign” (from Gothic “ali”) or “carefree” (from Gothic “gails”). In Arabic, Elvira means “exalted” and deriving from Álvaro, Elvira has the meaning “warlike elf” (from Old High German “alb” = elf + “heri” = army/warrior) and “guardian” (from Old High German “al” = all + “wart” = guardian).

Pronunciation of Elvira

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Popularity of the name Elvira

The name Elvira is ranked #4353 overall.

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