What does Elie mean?
Elie /elie/ [2 sylls.] 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.
Elie▼ has 26 more alternative forms via Eleazar, Eli, Elias, Elijah: Elazar, Eleasar, Eleazaro, Eliasz, Eliazar, Elice, Eliezer▼, Elihu, Elija, Eliot, Elis, Eliyahu, Eljah, Eljasz, Ellice, Elliot▲, Ellis▲, Elyas, Elyot, Elyott, Heli, Ilija, Ilja, Ilyaas, Ilyas and Lige▼.Kreatif forms: Eielie, Elieea, Elieei. [more]
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. Census)
Charted below is the birth name popularity 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 Birth Statistics)
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 boy names are at the peak of their popularity today (usage of 0.3586%), except for the forms Elie, Eliezer, Eloy and Lige which have become less trendy. The trendier names for newborns in this compilation are Eli (#49), Elias (#103), Elijah (#11), Elliot (#217) and Ellis (#443), with these names undergoing a resurgence in popularity. (2014 Birth Statistics)