Elvira Name Meaning & Origin
Origin of the name Elvira:
Of uncertain derivation, most believe it to be of Germanic origin and give it the definition "amiable, friendly."
From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.
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- Famous real-life people named Elvira
Elvira of Castile, Queen of Sicily, wife of Roger II,
Elvira de Hidalgo, Spanish singer, mentor of Maria Callas
Elvira Kurt, Canadian comedian
Elvira Madigan (born Hedvig Antoinette Isabella Eleonore Jensen), Danish tightrope walker and trick rider whose tragic death inspired the eponymous 1967 film
Elvira Nikolaisen, Norwegian singer-songwriter
Elvira Notari, Italian filmmaker
- Elvira in song, story & screen
"Elvira", song by the Oak Ridge Boys
Elvira, Mistress of the Dark, wisecracking vampire TV hostess character played by Cassandra Peterson
Elvira Condomine, title character in Noel Coward's comedy "Blithe Spirit"
Elvira Valton, heroine of Bellini's opera "I puritani"
Elvira, character in Mozart's opera "Don Giovanni"
Elvira, character in one of the Love Comes Softly books (set of 8)
Elvira Duck, also known as Grandma Duck, a character from the Donald Duck and Uncle Scrooge comics