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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.

Associated with: help (counsel), high (great).


Elie has 9 variants: Eelia, Elia, Elli, Eloi, Eloy, Ely, Ilia, Ilie and Ilya.

Elie has 17 more alternative forms via Eleazar, Eli, Elias, Elijah: Eliasz, Elice, Eliezer, Elihu, Elija, Eliot, Elis, Eljah, Ellice, Elliot, Ellis, Elyas, Elyot, Heli, Ilija, Ilja and Lige.

Kreatif forms:
(male) Elew, Ewie, ..

(female) Ele, Elei, ..

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)


Ranking and usage % can show different trends depending on the distribution of names that year.

Charted below is the birth name statistics of Elie for boys. Elie reached its top position of #683 in the U.S. in the 1880s, but is not ranked at the moment. (2014 U.S. SSA Records)

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

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

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 2000 are Eleazar (#1364 last year), Eli (#49), Elias (#103), Eliezer (#874), Elihu, Elija, Elijah (#11), Eliot (#1041), Elis, Elliot (#217), Ellis (#443), Eloy, Ely (#1548), Elyas (#1756) and Lige. These relations of Elie are at the peak of their popularity today (median #1212), except for the form Lige which has become less trendy. The trendier names for newborns in this compilation are Eli, Elias, Eliezer, Elijah and Elliot.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Elie, Eleazar, Eli, Elias, Eliezer in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Elihu, Elija, Elijah, Eliot, Elliot in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Ellis, Eloy, Ely, Elyas, Lige in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Eli, Elias, Elijah, Elis, Elliot, Ellis outside U.S.

Similar Names


Elie is alike in pronunciation to Ali, Alia, Alley, Allie, Alois, Aly, Eliu, Elois, Ola, Olley, Ollie, Wallie, Willie and Wylie. Other suggested similar 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.