Name Eli Origin, meaning, pronunciation & popularity of the name Eli

1376

Eli is a ♀ girl’s name and a ♂ boy’s name. Eli thus belongs to the gender-neutral unisex names.

What is the origin of the name Eli?

The masculine name Eli is of Hebrew origin. The feminine name Eli is a short form of Elizabeth and in Scandinavia, it is a diminutive of the name Elin, which derived from Helena.

What does the name Eli mean?

The boy’s name Eli means “my God” (from Hebrew “אֵלִי” or “el/אֵל” = God) and “ascension” (from Hebrew “eli/עֵלִי” = to ascent/exalted/high) and the girl’s name Eli means “God is abundance” or “God is my oath” (from Elizabeth) and “torch”, “beautiful”, “light”, “bright” and “shining” (from Elin).

Pronunciation of Eli

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Popularity of the name Eli

The name Eli is ranked #1376 overall.

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