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Boy Names Starting with El-

El- baby names and what they mean, with 83 results. Adoption of these boy names is at its highest today (ADOPTION OF 1.9%), except for names such as Eldridge which have become somewhat outmoded. The most trendy baby names among these are Elias (#67), Elliot (#162), Elliott (#168), Ellis (#317) and Elian (#411), while Ells (TOP 12%) and Ell (13%) are common El- surnames. Here is the list of El- names for girls.

El- names

Eladio - Eldridge | Eleazar - Eliphalet | Eliron - Elmo | Elmo - Elwin | Elwood - Ely

Eladio - Eldridge


Origin fr. Spanish, Greek languages. "Greek." Common, and Eladio is similar to popular surnames Egizio (TOP 75%), Elio (49%), with the -io suffix. See also Elado.

Elado, Eladio2
Forms of Heladio. From Spanish word. "Born in Greece." Eladio is prevalent as a children's name among the variant forms of Heladio.

Ilan and variants

Elan1, Elam1
Forms of Ilan. Stems fr. Hebrew. "Tree." Elam (TOP 2%) and Elan (44%) occur regularly as surnames.


Form of Eilam. Origin fr. Hebrew element. "Forever, eternal." Elam is a Top 2000 baby name. See also Elmo.

Eilon and variants

Elon, Elan2
Forms of Eilon. Derivative of Hebrew element. "Oak tree." Elan and Elon are more commonplace as baby names among the variations of Eilon.

Albert and variants

Elbrecht, Elbert1
Var. of Albert. Root fr. Old English language. "Noble, bright." Elbert and forms were favored as birth names a century ago.

Elbert2, var. Elber
Root fr. Old English language. "Noble, bright." Adoption of Elber and forms was expansive a century ago, but now, Elbert has become less stylish.

Elbridge and variants

Elbridge, var. Ellbridge
Root fr. Old English element. "Old plank bridge." Elbridge is widely used as a baby name among these versions.

Elchanan, var. Elkanah, Elhannan, Elhanan, Elchanah, Elchana
Derivative of Hebrew word. "God is gracious." Not in popularity charts.

Alden and variants

Eldwynn1, Eldwyn1, Eldwin1, Eldin1, Elden1
Var. of Alden. Origin fr. Old English language. "Old friend." Elden has decreased in popularity as a birth name circa the 1920s.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of El- names: Eladio, Elam, Elan, Elbert, Elbridge

Top 2000 baby names ranking of El- names: Elden, Elder, Eldon, Eldor, Eldred

Top 2000 baby names ranking of El- names: Eldridge, Elon, Elton

Elden and variants

Elden2, var. Elton, Eldwyn2, Eldwin2, Eldon1, Eldin2
Based on Old English word. "Old friend." Elden and forms grew in popularity 98 years ago and have become less widespread.

Eldwynn2, Eldwyn3, Eldwin3, Eldin3, Elden3
Forms of Aldwin. Source fr. Old English. "Old friend." Elden is a frequently occurring (TOP 100%) male name, while Eldin, Eldwin, Eldwyn and Eldwynn are scarcely used.

Elder and variants

Elder, var. Eldor
From Old English element. "Elder trees." Elder and Eldor are rarely occurring first names, and Elder occurs frequently (TOP 1%) as a last name.

Aldous and variants

Eldous, Eldon2, Eldis, Eldin4
Forms of Aldous. Origin fr. Old German language. "Old." Adoption of Eldin and variants as birth names in 2018 was down 100% compared to the previous year.

Eldon and variants

Eldon3, var. Elden4
Source fr. Old English. "Ella's hill." Elden and Eldon are more familiar as children's names compared to other forms.

Derived fr. Spanish. "The golden man." Unusual. Eldorado (compare Elado, Eberado) has the -ado suffix.

Eldred and variants

Eldred1, var. Eldrid1
From Old English. "Old counsel." Eldred and Eldrid are unconventional as men's names, and Eldred appears regularly (TOP 5%) as a surname.

Elldred, Eldrid2, Eldred2
Var. of Aldred. Source fr. Old English word. "Old counsel." Eldrid and Elldred are more novel as birth names among the variant forms of Aldred.

Aldrich and variants

Elldrich, Eldritch, Eldridge1, Eldrich1
Var. of Aldrich. Origin fr. Old English. "Old." Usage of Eldridge and forms was common during 1900-1909.

Eldridge2, var. Eldrige, Eldrick, Eldrich2, Eldrege, Eldredge
Derivative of German element. "Sage ruler." Used somewhat frequently as boys' names, Eldrick, Eldridge, etc. are similar to the conventional Edrick.

Quick Reference

Summary Index of names [and variants] for El- names for boys.

1. Eladio - Eldridge
Eladio, Heladio [Elado, Eladio], Ilan [Elan, Elam], Eilam [Elam], Eilon [Elon, Elan], Albert [Elbert, Elbrecht], Elbert [Elber], Elbridge [Ellbridge], Elchanan [Elkanah, Elhannan, ..], Alden [Eldwyn, Eldwynn, ..], Elden [Elton, Eldwyn, ..], Aldwin [Eldwyn, Eldwynn, ..], Elder [Eldor], Aldous [Eldon, Eldous, ..], Eldon [Elden], Eldorado, Eldred [Eldrid], Aldred [Eldrid, Elldred, ..], Aldrich [Elldrich, Eldritch, ..], Eldridge [Eldrige, Eldrick, ..]

Eleazar [Ely, Eliezer, ..], Lazarus [Eleazer], Eleodoro, Alex [Elex], Elford [Ellford], Alfred [Elfred], Alger [Ellger, Ellgar, ..], Elger [Ellger, Ellgar, ..], Elgin [Eljin, Elgine], Eli [Ely, Eloy, ..], Eliachim [Eliakim], Eliam [Elami], Elian, Eliana, Elias [Elyas, Ellis, ..], Eligius [Eloy, Eloi, ..], Elihu [Eliu], Elijah [Elyot, Elyott, ..], Elimelech, Eliphalet [Elifelet, Eliphelet, ..]

Eliron [Eliran], Elisha [Eliso, Elisher, ..], Elisud, Eliyahu, Elkanah [Elkan, Elkana], Ellair [Ellar], Ellard, Ellery [Elrey, Ellerey, ..], Ellesmere, Ellington, Elliot [Elyot, Elyott, ..], Ellis [Ellyce, Elliss, ..], Ellison [Elson, Ellyson, ..], Ellsworth [Elsworth, Ellswerth], Ellwood [Elwood], Elman, Elmar, Elmer [Elmir, Ellmer, ..], Aylmer [Elmer], Anselm [Elmo]

Elmo, Elmore, Elof [Eluf, Elov], Elois, Elon, Elpidos [Elpido], Elrad [Elrod, Ellrod, ..], Leroy [Elroy, Elroi], Elroy [Elroi, Elroye], Elsdon, Elston [Elson, Ellston], Altman [Elterman, Eltermann, ..], Elton [Eldon, Ellton, ..], Alton [Elton], Elvin [Elwyn, Elwynne, ..], Alvin [Elwyn, Elwynn, ..], Elvio, Elvis [Elvo, Elvys, ..], Elwell [Elwill], Elwin [Elvyn, Elvis, ..]

Elwood [Ellwood], Elwyn [Elwin, Elwynn], Ely

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