Eli

Pronunciation: e-hle-e
Origin: Israel
gender-male
Author

Emmy Samtani

Emmy Samtani

Emmy is the founder of Kiindred and mother to 3 little ones. Over the last 4 years, she has worked with some of the most credible experts in the parenting space and is a keen contributor on all things parenthood.
Region Origin: Middle East

Eli is a gender-neutral name of Hebrew origin, meaning "height" or "ascended". It is also a biblical name that refers to "my God". As a standalone name, Eli is derived from the Hebrew word "עֵלִי" which means "ascent". The name has two different meanings, both originating in the Hebrew Bible. In addition to its Hebrew origins, Eli can also be an abbreviated term for other names, such as Elliot and Elijah. In Scandinavia, it is a short form of names like Elisabet, Elin, and Helena, which are unrelated to the masculine Hebrew name Eli. The name Eli has a long history and has been associated with various notable figures throughout time, such as the Old Testament priest Eli who cared for the prophet Samuel.

Eli Name Popularity Data

chat-overall Overall: Eli is currently #82 on Kiindred
gender-female Boy: Eli is currently #82 on Kiindred Boy Names
gender-male Overall Unique: Eli is currently #79 on Kiindred Unique Names
gender-male Boy Unique: Eli is currently #79 on Kiindred Boy Unique Names

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