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What does Eilish mean?

Eilish Pronunciation of 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.

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.

Creative forms:
(female) Eilisha, ..

(male) Eiles, Eilsio, ..

Middle name pairings:
Eilish Audra (E.A.), ..

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)

Which version is better?

with its variant forms and related girl names. Elizabeth (#13 from recent data), Ellie (#47), Elise (#174), Eliza (#175), Elisa (#486), Elsa (#487), Elyse (#653), Elissa (#1395), 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 (#743, 68.1% 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. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

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 Elisa, 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.

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