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Eli - Meaning of Eli

What does Eli mean?

Meaning of the name EliAlexaAlexisAlexandraElianaElenaAlexandriaAllieAlessandraEllianaLexiAlexiaElieElishaElyEleiEleyEleeEleighEle

[ 2 syll. e-li, el-i ] The baby girl name Eli is also used as a boy name, with the latter form being far more popular. It is pronounced IYLay †. Eli is of Old Greek, Sanskrit, Latin, and Hebrew origin. It is used mainly in Hungarian and Indian. From Sanskrit roots, its meaning is 'smart woman' - in this context, Eli can be used in the Indian language. See Eli for more information.

In addition, Eli is a form of Alexandra in the Hungarian language.

Eli is also a form of the English, German, Hebrew, Italian, Portuguese, and Spanish Eliana.

Eli is also a form of the English and Hebrew Elisha.

Forms of Eli include the names Ele, Elee, Elei, Eleigh, Eley, Elie, and Ely.

See also the related categories, sanskrit, indian, and hungarian.

Eli is not commonly used as a baby girl name. It is not in the top 1000 names. Out of the family of girl names directly related to Eli, Eliana was the most regularly used in 2018. Eli has in the last century been mainly given to boys.

Baby names that sound like Eli include Ely, Ela, Elei, Elele, Eleu, Eley, Elu, Ila, Ilia, Iliya, Ilu, Ilya, Elia, Elois, Iolann, Iolanne, Ilihia, Iulia, and Ele.

† English pronunciation for Eli: IY as in "eat (IY.T)" ; L as in "lay (L.EY)" ; AY as in "side (S.AY.D)"


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