What does Elie mean?
Elie /elie/ as a boys' name is of Hebrew derivation, and the meaning of the name Elie is "God is my help; high; Jehovah is God". Elie is a variant form, with the suffix -ie, of Eleazar (Hebrew): version of Lazarus. Elie is also a variation of Eli (Hebrew). Elie is also used as a variation of Elias (Greek, Hebrew) and Elijah (Hebrew). See also Elliot.
How popular is Elie?
Elie is an unusual given name for males but a very prominent surname for all people (#12796 out of 150436, Top 9%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Charted below is the birth name statistics of Elie for boys. Elie reached its top position of #677 in the U.S. in the 1880s, but is not ranked at the moment. (2014 U.S. SSA Records)
Displayed below is an analysis of the popularity of the boy name Elie and associated names. Prominent variation forms of Elie appearing in the Top 1000 are Eli (#49 last year), Elias (#103), Eliezer (#874), Elijah (#11), Eliot, Elis, Elliot (#217), Ellis (#443), Eloy, Ely and Lige. These relations of Elie are at the peak of their popularity today (median #641), except for forms such as Lige which have become less trendy. The trendier names for newborns in this compilation are Eli, Elias, Elijah, Elliot and Ellis, with these names undergoing a resurgence in popularity.
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Elie▼ is alike in pronunciation to Ali▲, Alia, Alley, Allie▼, Alois▼, Aly, Eliu, Elois, Ola, Olley, Ollie▼, Wallie, Willie▼ and Wylie▼. Other suggested similar baby names are Abie, Acie, Alfie, Algie, Arie, Earlie, Ebbie, Eddie▼, Edin, Edlin, Efi, Egide, Egil, Eilif, Elam, Elan, Elber, Eldin, Eldis, Elex, Elger, Elgin, Eliam, Elian▲, Elisee, Eliseo, Eliso, Elmer▼, Elmo▼, Elof, Elon, Elov, Elrey, Elven, Elvin▼, Elvio, Elvis▼, Elvo, Elwin▼, Emil▼, Emile▼, Emir, Emlin, Enis, Enne, Eoin, Eric▲, Erie, Erik▲, Erin▼, Eriq, Erix, Erle, Erlie, Ernie▼, Erve, Esme, Ewin, Ezio, Obie▼ and Odie▼. These names tend to be more frequently used than Elie.