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What does Eilis mean?

Eilis Pronunciation of Eilis [eilis] as a girls' name is a Hebrew name, and the name Eilis means "God is my oath". Eilis is an alternate form of Eilish (Gaelic, Hebrew): Gaelic transcription of Elizabeth.

Associated with: oath.


Eilis has 7 variants: Eliesse, Elis, Elise, Eliz, Elize, Ellyse and Elyse.

23 more different relations via Eilish, Elizabeth: Eleisa, Elisa, Elisah, Elish, Elissa, Eliza, Elle, Ellie, Ellissa, Elliza, Ellsa, Ellse, Ellsi, Els, Elsa, Else, Elsie, Elsy, Lies, Lili, Lilo, Lily and Lis.

Creative forms:
(female) Eiles, Eilvis, ..

(male) Eiles, Eilris, ..

Middle name pairings:
Eilis Violette (E.V.), ..

How popular is Eilis?

Eilis is an uncommonly occurring given name for women. Eilis is an equivalently unusual last name too for all people. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related girl names. Popular variation forms of Eilis (outside Top 2000) are Elisa (#486 from current records), Elise (#174), Elissa (#1395), Eliza (#175), Elizabeth (#13), Elle (#398), Ellie (#47), Elsa (#487), Else, Elsie (#386), Elyse (#653), Lili and Lily (#25). Other variants, like Elize, are seldom used. Adoption of these forms of Eilis was more pronounced 135 years ago (adoption of 4.91%) and has become significantly lower since (adoption 2.1%, 57%), with versions such as Elizabeth becoming less fashionable. The trendier birth names here are Elisa, Elise, Eliza, Elle, Ellie, Elyse and Lily. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Elisa, Elise, Elissa, Eliza, Elizabeth in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Elle, Ellie, Elsa, Else, Elsie in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Elyse, Lili, Lily in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Elisa, Elise, Eliza, Elizabeth, Elle outside U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Ellie, Elsa, Elsie, Lily outside U.S.

Similar Names

Eilis is pronounced similarly to Ailis, Alis, Alise, Alisz, Aliz, Allis, Alliss, Allys, Alys, Eilise, Elice, Eliese, Elisse, Ellice, Ellis, Eloise, Ilise and Wallis. Other recommended names are Delis, Dylis, Edlin, Edris, Eila, Eilah, Eilat, Eiley, Eilidh, Eilin, Eilith, Eily, Einin, Eirin, Eirlys, Eli, Elia, Elin, Elli, Ellia, Ellin, Elois, Elvis, Emili, Emilia, Emilie, Ennis, Eris, Eulia, Evlin, Felis, Filis, Fillis and Philis. These names tend to be more commonly used than Eilis.

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