[ 3 syll. el-via, elv-ia ] The baby girl name Elvia is pronounced EHLViy-aa- †. Elvia is of Germanic, Latin, and Gothic origin. It is used mainly in Italian and English. Latin origin, Italian use: It is derived from the word helvius which is of the meaning 'blond'. From the Roman family name.
Elvia is a form of the Irish, English, German, and Scandinavian Elva.
Elvia is also an English form of the English, German, Italian, and Spanish Elvira.
Elvia is the feminine equivalent of the Italian Elvio.
Elvia is a widely used name; it has 26 forms that are used in English and foreign languages. English forms of the name include Elfi, Elfie, Elivina, Elva, Elvan, Elvea, Elveah, Elveen, Elvena, Elvene, Elviah, Elvie, Elvin, Elvina, Elvine, Elvinia, Elvyna, Elvyne, Elweena, Elwin, Elwina, Elwinne, Elwnya, Elwyn, and Elwynne. The Italian Elviana is a form of Elvia that is used in foreign languages.
Elvia is uncommon as a baby girl name. At the modest height of its usage in 1975, 0.008% of baby girls were named Elvia. It was #976 in rank then. The baby name has slipped in popularity since then, and is of only irregular use now. Within all girl names in its family, Elvia was nevertheless the most popular in 2018.
† Pronunciation for Elvia: EH as in "ebb (EH.B)" ; L as in "lay (L.EY)" ; V as in "vow (V.AW)" ; IY as in "eat (IY.T)" ; AA as in "odd (AA.D)"