Elgin is a boy name and means high-minded; little Ireland. It is a Gaelic name and its pronunciation is \e-lgin, el-gin\. Other similar names and variants include: Eilgin, Eilginn, Elgine, Eljin. Elgin is not a popular first name for men but a very popular surname or last name for both men and women (#9034 out of 88799).
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Is Elgin a popular name?

Over the years Elgin was most popular in 1927. According to the latest US census information Elgin ranks #1518th while according to famousnames.vip Elgin ranks #4th.

How popular is the name Elgin?

According to the US census in 2018, 15 boys were born named Elgin, making Elgin the #5726th name more popular among boy names. In 1927 Elgin had the highest rank with 78 boys born that year with this name.

How common is the name Elgin?

Elgin is #5726th in the ranking of most common names in the United States according to he US Census.

When was the name Elgin more popular ?

The name Elgin was more popular in 1927 with 78 born in that year.

When was the last time a baby was named Elgin

The last time a baby was named Elgin was in 2020, based on US Census data.

How many people born in 2020 are named Elgin?

In 2020 there were 15 baby boys named Elgin.