Elvira
Origin/Usage
Germanic
Pronunciation
el-VEE-rah
Meaning
True stranger
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Elvira originates in Germanic languages and means "true stranger". Elvira was the name of the Queen of Sicily in the 12th century and also the Queen of Leon, Spain, in the 11th century. More recently, the name was popularized by Elvira, Mistress of the Dark, a film character played by Cassandra Peterson.

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Also Spelled Like...

Alvira, Alviria, Allovera, Ellvira, Elveera, Elvera, Elvire, Elvyra, Elwira

Famous Elviras

Elvira Bach - 20th century artist
Elvira Nunes - published author
Elvira Plenar - jazz artist
Elvira Wood - athlete

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