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  1. Elke

    Elke (see panel for pronunciation) is a feminine given name. Different sources give different accounts of its origin. One source describes it as a Low German and East Frisian diminutive of Adelheid, meaning "of noble birth". Another states that it originated as a Yiddish feminine variant of Elkan, which itself came from the Biblical name Elkanah.In English-speaking countries, the variant Elkie was popularised by the singer Elkie Brooks. Other German variants of the name include Elka and Alke.In the United States, the 1990 census found that Elke was the 2,588th most common given name for women, being held by about 0.002% of the female population at the time, while the other variants Elkie, Elka, and Alke were not among the names held by at least 0.001% of the female population (the most common 4,275 names).

Webster Dictionary

  1. Elkenoun

    the European wild or whistling swan (Cygnus ferus)

Surnames Frequency by Census Records

  1. ELKE

    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Elke is ranked #92719 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Elke surname appeared 198 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 0 would have the surname Elke.

    95.9% or 190 total occurrences were White.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of elke in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of elke in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

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