Elf on the Shelf Names: 50 Ideas for Boys and Girls
The Elf on the Shelf tradition can be seen everywhere online during the holiday season. From pictures your friends post on Facebook and Instagram to TV movies to gift box sets on the endcaps at Target, there's no escaping the elf! Some people even have more than ONE elf. So, it stands to reason that when you get your own elf, you'd want to give him or her a name. Choose one that's fun to say and relevant to the season. Or, name it after your favorite holiday movie character, holiday candy or treat. It can be tough getting the whole family to agree on a name, but here are some cute elf name ideas to inspire you:
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Elf on the Shelf Names for Girls
Female elves are sweet and kind, but some can be a bit mischievous. When naming a girl elf, be sure to pick something that you'll be happy with for years to come.
- Merry or Mary
- Cindy Lou
Elf on the Shelf Names for Boys
Your boy elf can be naughty or nice – or both! Select a name that is in the spirit of the season, as well as how you want your elf's personality to take shape.
- Frost or Frosty
- Jingle or Jangle
- Snowy or Snowball
- Spark or Sparky
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I love these names all awesome i just could not pick so i made up my own. Plus Ember made me come up with the name Amber. :]
Amber JaNeil says
My name is Amber, and I approve this message! :p
I think I could maybe make up a better name but I wouldn’t tell.??????????????
My elf is Snowball
Hi hoes says
My elf is Snowball it’s a boy !!
Mine is pernicious a boy and snowflake a girl
love the names soo clever!
I found this very helpful and now my elf is called Jingle thank you
I don’t have a elf but I really want one so I will get one with my money or order one online with my mom or dad
My legs name is buddy
Im gonna name my girl elf pixi this name is so cool
my name is Brooke and I named my elf Brooke.
Sadie Tompkins says
I love Elf on the Shelf’s they are so funny and I have a name for the boy names, it is Chip or Chippy
Kim Danger says
Cindy lou says
I know right
Amazing I named mine Cindy Lou
My brother named hie elf Jolly
Kim Danger says
Another good name is Crystal
Kim Danger says
Yes, great name!
I have 2 and we gave them first, middle and last names. Dickens Figgy Puddin and Noelle Merry Twinklebells. We’re gonna add another 2 this years so each grandchild has their own elf.