Comments for the name Elvira

Comments for ELVIRA:

Elvira means "the elevated one" from Spanish "elevada" or it can mean "the protected one" from Germanic "alvar".
-- desert rose  1/19/2007
It is also possible that it is from the Old English Aelf-gifa, common royal name for women, meaning 'Gift of the Elves' or 'Magically Gifted'.
-- davidnorman  4/9/2007
Elvira is a female given name. It is of Spanish origin, originally believed to be of Arabic origin, meaning "the white". Other theories is that it is of Germanic or West Gothic origin and that the name means "alert" or "trustworthy".
-- izzaw  8/5/2008

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