Meaning and name origin
Elie \e-lie\ as a boy's name is of Hebrew and Greek origin, and the meaning of Elie is "God is my help; high; Jehovah is God". Elie is a variant of Eleazar (Hebrew): variant of Lazarus, the form used in the New Testament. Also a variant of Eli (Hebrew); biblical: Eli was a priest and judge who brought up the prophet Samuel. Elie is also used as a variant of Elias (Greek, Hebrew), Elijah (Hebrew). See also Elliot.
Elie is not a popular first name for males but a very popular surname or last name for all people (#13299 out of 88799, Top 15%) (Source: 2000 U.S. Population Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Elie for boys. Elie reached its highest rank of #677 in the U.S. in 1880-1889 (Source: 2014 Birth Name Statistics).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Elie and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Elijah (#11), Eli (#49), Elias (#103), Elliot (#217), Ely, Eloy and Elie. (Source: 2014 Birth Name Statistics).
Elie▼ is also pronounced similarly to Ali▲, Alia, Allie▼, Eliu, Elois, Ollie▼ and Wylie▼. Other suggested similar baby names are Elice, Elihu, Elis, Erie and Erlie. These names tend to be more commonly used than Elie.