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What does Elis mean?

Elis Pronunciation of Elis [elis] as a name for boys (also used as girls' name Elis) has the meaning "Jehovah is God". Elis is a version of Elias (Greek, Hebrew).


Elis has 6 variants: Elice, Ellice, Ellis, Elyas, Ilyaas and Ilyas.

14 more relations via Elias: Eelia, Eli, Elia, Eliasz, Elie, Eliot, Eljasz, Elli, Elliot, Ilia, Ilie, Ilija, Ilja and Ilya.

Creative forms:
(male) Elel, Emis, ..

(female) Eles, Elta, ..

Middle name pairings:
Elis Raul (E.R.), ..

How popular is Elis?

Elis is a rare first name for males but a very popular last name for all people (#59916 out of 150436, Top 40%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Elis reached its apex rank of #78 in Sweden in 2012, and is at #81 presently. (Top 100 Names, 2014)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Popular varying forms of Elis are Eli (#53 in 2015), Elias (#100), Elliot (#208), Ellis (#419), Eliot (#1103), Ilyas (#1774), Elyas and Elie. Other forms, like Ilia, are uncommon. Adoption of these forms of Elis was widespread among parents in the year 2014 (usage of 0.7%) and has remained as conventional to this day (usage 0.7%, 1% more). Elias, Elliot and Eli are three of the more trendy names for newborns among these.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Eli, Elias, Elie, Eliot, Elliot in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Ellis, Elyas, Ilyas in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Elis is pronounced similarly to Aloys, Alwis, Elliss, Ilias, Ulisse, Wallis and Willis. Other recommended names are Albis, Aldis, Algis, Alois, Aris, Blais, Cris, Ebisu, Edin, Edlin, Efi, Eilif, Elam, Elan, Eldin, Eldis, Elex, Elgin, Eliam, Elihu, Elija, Elisee, Eliseo, Elisha, Eliso, Elison, Elisud, Eliu, Eljin, Elmir, Elmo, Elof, Eloi, Elois, Elon, Elov, Eloy, Eluf, Elvin, Elvio, Elvis, Elviss (see Elvis), Elvo, Elvys, Elwin, Emil, Emir, Emlin, Enis, Ennis, Enos, Eoin, Eri, Eric, Erik, Erin, Eriq, Erix, Erlie, Eros, Evin, Ewin, Kris, Luis, Odis, Otis, Reis and Tris. These names tend to be more commonly used than Elis.

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