What does Elis mean?
Elis [elis] as a girls' name (also used as boys' name Elis) is of Hebrew derivation, and Elis means "God is my oath; Jehovah is God". Elis is a variant form of Eilish (Gaelic, Hebrew): Gaelic variation of Elizabeth. Elis is also a variant of Ellis (Hebrew): anglicization of Elias.
Associated with: oath.
1 more different relation via Eilish, Ellis: Elish.Creative forms:
(female) Elais, Eles, ..
(male) Elesau, Elisei, .. Middle name pairings:
Elis Valentina (E.V.), ..
How popular is Elis?
Elis is an uncommonly occurring given name for females but a very prominent last name for all people (#59916 out of 150436, Top 40%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Which version is better?with its source forms and related girl names. Ellis (#962 last year) is the only popular related form of Elis (not in Top 2000). Other variants, like Eilis, are seldom used. Adoption of this form of Elis was widespread among parents in 2015 (#962). (Top Baby Names, 2015)
Elis is pronounced similarly to Ailis, Alis, Alise, Alisz, Aliz, Alize▼, Alliss, Allys, Aloise, Alys, Alyse, Eilise, Eleese, Eliese, Eliesse, Elise▲, Elisse, Eliz, Ellyse, Elouise▼, Eloyse, Elyse▲, Elysse, Ilise and Ilyse. Other recommended names are Eleisa, Elga, Eli, Elia, Elika, Elin, Elisa▲, Elisah, Elisee, Elisha▼, Elisia, Elissa, Eliza▲, Elka, Elke, Elkie, Ellsa, Ellse, Ellsi, Elois, Eloisa, Els, Elsa, Else, Elsie▼, Elssa, Elsy, Elvis, Elysa, Elza and Eris. These names tend to be more frequently used than Elis.See names in meaning and etymology.