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Eli (girl)

What does Eli mean?

Eli Pronunciation of Eli [eli] as a girls' name (also used more commonly as boys' name Eli) is of Hindi and Sanskrit origin, and the meaning of Eli is "clever woman".

Associated with: clever (intelligent).


1 masculine form: Ely.

Creative forms:
(female) Eni, Euli, ..

(male) Elel, Elot, ..

Middle name pairings:
Eli Juliette (E.J.), ..

How popular is Eli?

Eli is an uncommon first name for women but a very popular surname for both adults and children (#17799 out of 150436, Top 12%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Eli has not been ranked in the Top 2000 so far. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Eli name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Eli outside U.S.

Similar Names

Eli is alike in pronunciation to Alah, Alaia, Alais, Aley, Alia, Aliah, Alie, Aliya, Aliye, Allia, Ally, Aloe, Alya, Eiley, Ela, Ella, Ellie, Elois, Eulah, Ili, Illa, Iola, Ulla, Ulli and Yolie. Other recommended names are Edi, El, Elin, Elis, Eliz, Els and Elvi. These names tend to be more frequently used than Eli.

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