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What does Eilish mean?

Eilish /eil-ish/ as a girls' name is of Gaelic and Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Eilish is "God is my oath". Gaelic form of Elizabeth.

Associated with: gaelic, oath


Eilish has 3 variants: Eilis, Elis and Elish.

Eilish has 21 more relations via Elizabeth: Eleisa, Elisa, Elisah, Elise, Elissa, Eliz, Eliza, Elize, Ellie, Ellissa, Elliza, Ellsa, Ellse, Ellsi, Ellyse, Els, Elsa, Else, Elsy, Elyse and Lili.

Kreatif forms:
(female) Eilecho, Eilisha, ..

(male) Eiles, Eilsio, ..

How popular is Eilish?

Eilish is an unusual first name for females. Eilish is an unusual last name too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)


Ranking and usage % can show different trends depending on the distribution of names that year.

Elizabeth (#14 from recent data), Ellie (#55), Elise (#166), Eliza (#212), Elsa (#286), Elisa (#498), Elyse (#611), Elissa (#1064), Lili and Else are the popular related forms of Eilish (not ranked). Other forms, like Eleisa, are uncommon. These forms of Eilish were favored as baby names a century ago (average #924) and are now much less widespread (#690, 69.1% less usage), with the form Elizabeth falling out of fashion. Elizabeth is more familiar than the rest, though Elyse has gained in usage over time. Below is a graphed comparison of the history of Eilish and associated names. (Top 2000 Names, 2014)

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

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Ellie, Elsa, Else, Elyse, Lili in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Elise, Eliza, Elizabeth, Ellie, Elsa outside U.S.

Similar Names


Eilish is pronounced similarly to Ailish. Other recommended names are Ailis, Ailith, Eidith, Eilah, Eilidh, Eilin, Eilise, Eilith, Eleisha, Elesha, Elice, Eliese, Elika, Elisee, Elisha, Elisia, Elisse, Elizah, Ellice, Ellis, Ellisha, Elois, Eloisa, Eloise, Elsha, Elshe, Elssa, Elysa, Ennish, Filis, Filisha, Giliah and Lilith. These names tend to be more frequently used than Eilish.