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pinWhat does Ela mean?

Ela /ela/ [2 sylls.] as a girls' name is of Hebrew and Old German origin, and the meaning of the name Ela is "tree; other, foreign". Ela is a variant form of Eila (Hebrew): variation of Ilana. Ela is also a variant of Ella (Old German).


Ela has 9 variants: Alla, Eilah, Elah, Ellee, Elli, Ellia, Ellie, Elly and Ila.

Ela has 7 more different relations via Eila, Ella: Eilona, Elladine, Elle, Ellesse, Elletta, Ellette and Ellina.

Kreatif forms: Elaei, Elaeu, Euela. [more]

pinHow popular is Ela?

Ela is a somewhat popular first name for females (#3440 out of 4276, Top 80%) and an even more popular surname for both adults and children (#53782 out of 150436, Top 36%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Ella (#17 in 2014), Elle (#395), Ellie (#55) and Ila are the prominent variation forms of Ela (unlisted) appearing in the Top 1000. Usage of these girl names is at its most widespread today (usage of 0.6333%), except for the form Ila which has become less in vogue. Ella (#17), Elle (#395) and Ellie (#55) are three of the more trendy baby names among these, with Ella and Ellie going through a revival in usage. Shown below is an analysis of the popularity of Ela and related names. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Ella, Elle, Ellie, Ila in U.S.

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

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Ela is alike in pronunciation to Aila, Ala, Alah, Alea, Ali, Alia, Alya, Ayla, Eily, Eli, Elia, Eula, Eulah, Eulia, Illa, Iola, Ola, Olia, Olla, Oula, Ula, Ulla, Yola and Yula. Other recommended similar baby names are Eba, Eda, Efa, El, Elan, Elba, Elga, Elka, Elma, Elna, Els, Elsa, Elva, Elza, Ema, Ena, Erla, Eva and Ewa. These names tend to be less commonly used than Ela.