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What does Heli mean?

Heli Pronunciation of Heli [he-li] as a boys' name has its root in Hebrew, and the name Heli means "high". Heli is a variant form of Eli (Hebrew).

Associated with: high (great).


3 relations via Eli: Elie, Eloi and Ely.

Creative forms:
(male) Heley, Herli, ..

(female) Heal, Heri, ..

Middle name pairings:
Heli Nikola (H.N.), ..

How popular is Heli?

Heli is an uncommon first name for men. Heli is a rare last name too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Eli (#53 in 2015), Ely (#1505) and Elie are the popular variation forms of Heli (unlisted) ranked in the Top 2000. Adoption of these forms of Heli was common less than a decade ago (usage of 0.4%) and is almost as conventional today (usage 0.4%, 12%). Eli is the most fashionable baby name in this compilation. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Eli, Elie, Ely in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Heli is alike in pronunciation to Haily, Haley, Hali, Hallie, Hawly, Hillie and Hilly. Other suggested similar names are Ali, Atli, Deli, Elli, Gili, Hadi, Hai, Hal, Hale, Halim, Hall, Hani, Hari, Harli, Hec, Hecie, Heck, Hedly (see Hedley), Hein, Heini, Helge, Helgi, Helier, Helje (see Helgi), Helji, Hem, Henk, Henlie, Henri, Herb, Herin, Hern, Herv (see Harvey), Heshi, Hew, Hewe, Hewie, Hi, Hill, Holt, Honi, Juli, Pali and Vali. These names tend to be more frequently used than Heli.

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