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What does Elenyi mean?

Elenyi Pronunciation of Elenyi [elenyi] as a girls' name is of Greek origin, and Elenyi means "sun ray". Elenyi is an alternate spelling of Ellen (Greek): originally a form of Helen.

Associated with: greek, sun.


Elenyi has 4 variants: Elena, Eleni, Ellena and Ellina.

11 more alternative forms via Ellen: Elan, Elen, Elene, Elenita, Elin, Ellene, Elly, Ellyn, Elon, Elyn and Elynn.

Creative forms:
(female) Egenyi, Elvnyi, ..

(male) Eleeli, Eleno, ..

Middle name pairings:
Elenyi Kyleigh (E.K.), ..

How popular is Elenyi?

Elenyi is an uncommon given name for women. Elenyi is also a rare last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Elena (#106 last year), Elene, Eleni (#1595), Elin (#920), Ellen (#705), Ellena, Ellene, Elly (#1474) and Ellyn are the popular alternative forms of Elenyi (not ranked) appearing in the Top 2000. Other forms, like Ellina, are uncommon. These forms of Elenyi were favored in the 1940s (usage of 0.3%) and are almost as common today (usage 0.2%, down 21.6%), but with the form Ellen becoming less in vogue. Elena is the continual favorite. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Elena, Elene, Eleni, Elin, Ellen in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Ellena, Ellene, Elly, Ellyn in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Elena, Elin, Ellen outside U.S.

Similar Names

Elenyi is alike in pronunciation to Alani, Alena, Alenah, Eilena, Elaini, Elana, Elanah, Elanie, Elanna, Eleana, Eleanna, Eleena, Elina, Elona, Elonna, Ilena, Olena and Ulani. Other recommended names are Eboni, Ebonni, Ebony, Ebonyi, Eden, Edenia, Eena, Eilene, Eiley, Elaene, Elane, Elanit, Elanor, Elease, Eleen, Eleese, Eleisa, Elenor, Elenora, Elenore, Eleonor, Eleri, Elesha, Eletta, Eli, Elidi, Elinda, Eline, Elined, Elinor, Ellenor, Elli, Ellsi, Elmena, Elmerya (see Elmira), Elna, Elody, Eluned, Elvena, Elvenia, Elvi, Elvy, Emeli, Emely, Emelyn, Ennya, Enyd, Erena, Erene, Erlene, Ethni, Evani, Evelyn, Evey, Evony, Glenys and Olenya. These names tend to be more frequently used than Elenyi.

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