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What does El mean?

El [el] as a name for girls. The name El means "other, foreign". El is a version of Eleanor (Old French, Old German).

Variations

El has 1 variant: Elle.

El has 14 more related forms via Eleanor: Elen, Elena, Eleni, Ella, Ellen, Elli, Ellie, Ellin, Elly, Ellyn, Elna, Elora, Elyn and Nell.

Kreatif forms:
(female) Eal, Ell, ..

(male) Elt, Et, ..

How popular is El?

El is a rare given name for females but a very popular last name for both adults and children (#20982 out of 150436, Top 14%). (2000 U.S. Census)

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

Popular related forms of El (unlisted) rated in the Top 2000 are Eleanor (#78 last year), Elena (#121), Eleni (#1425), Ella (#17), Elle (#395), Ellen (#656), Elli (#1728), Ellie (#55), Elly (#1347), Ellyn, Elna, Elora (#1083) and Nell. Other forms, like Elyn, are uncommon. Adoption of these relations of El is at its most widespread today (average #992), except for versions such as Nell which have become less fashionable. Elena, Ella, Elle and Ellie are four of the more fashionable girl names among these. Displayed below is an analysis of the history of El and related names. (2014 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Eleanor, Elena, Eleni, Ella, Elle in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Ellen, Elli, Ellie, Elly, Ellyn in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Elna, Elora, Nell in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Eleanor, Ella, Elle, Ellen, Ellie outside U.S.

Similar Names

NAMES LIKE EL

El is alike in pronunciation to Al, Alle and Iole. Other suggested similar names are Ela, Eli, Els and Em. These names tend to be more frequently used than El.


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