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Updated: Jul 10, 2024 | 👁️ 12 Views | 🔊 13 Pronunciations
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Gender: Male

Origin: English

Meaning: Fairy-like or elf-like

Pronunciation: EL-fin, /ˈɛlfɪn/, EH L F IH N

Popularity Rank: #141,858

On this page:

  • 1. Elfin Meaning
  • 2. Elfin Pronunciation Guide
  • 3. Record your pronunciation of Elfin
  • 4. Translations of Elfin
  • 5. Elfin Name Popularity
  • 6. Famous People with Name Elfin
  • 7. Elfin Name Poster
  • 8. Names similar to Elfin

Elfin Meaning

Derived from Old English word 'aelfen' meaning fairy or elf. In folklore, elves are mythical creatures known for their beauty and magical powers.

Elfin also means "Fairy-like or elf-like".

Elfin is commonly found in Turkey, Malaysia, United Kingdom, and 27 more countries.

Elfin Pronunciation Guide

Phonetic Pronunciation: EL-fin

IPA (International Phonetic Alphabet): /ˈɛlfɪn/

ARPAbet phonetic pronunciation: EH L F IH N

EH: Pronounce as in "red" (R EH D)

L: Pronounce as in "let" (L EH T)

F: Pronounce as in "fish" (F IH SH)

IH: Pronounce as in "sit" (S IH T)

N: Pronounce as in "no" (N OW)

This pronunciation guide uses the ARPABET system, a phonetic notation developed by the Advanced Research Projects Agency (ARPA) for speech recognition systems. Each ARPABET symbol corresponds to a distinct sound in English. For example, 'JH' represents the sound as in 'joke,' 'AA' represents the sound as in 'father,' and 'N' represents the sound as in 'no.'

The pronunciation guide was generated using the CMU Pronouncing Dictionary, a public domain resource for phonetic pronunciations of words.

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Elfin Name Popularity

At NamesLook, the name Elfin is recorded 150 times globally, ranking it as the 141,858th most common name worldwide.

Elfin is most prevalent in Turkey, with 56 occurrences, making it the 11,668th most popular name in the country.

In Turkey, the name Elfin is found among 1 in every 18687 people, showcasing its highest frequency there.

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