[ 2 syll. e-lif, el-if ] The baby girl name Elif is also used as a boy name. It is pronounced -iyLIHF †. Elif is of Turkish origin. It is used mainly in Arabic and Turkish. The name is derived from Alif, the first letter in the Arabic alphabet.
Elif is not popular as a baby girl name. It is not in the top 1000 names.
† English pronunciation for Elif: IY as in "eat (IY.T)" ; L as in "lay (L.EY)" ; IH as in "it (IH.T)" ; F as in "fee (F.IY)"