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< 1k
in the U.S.
since 1880


Gender: Neutral. Ranked #21509 most popular

What does the name "El" mean?

E is for extra, those little things you do!

L is for listen, one of your best traits.

Your name in reverse order is "Le". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Le". How do you pronounce that?

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

How popular is the name "El" in the U.S.?


Want to know about the populiarty of El? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 279 babies born with the name El in the United States. That's more than enough Els to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008). The name first appeared in the year 1915 when it was given to 8 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "El" was in 2000 with a total of 11 babies.

According to the 1992 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "El" is not a popular baby boy's name in New York. Imagine that, only 5 babies in New York have the same name as you in 1992. Across the entire United States a total of only 9 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

Where is the name El popular?

The map shows the relative popularity of the name El in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess a name that was popular in the south? Search for the name to check your answer!

Celebrities named El

El DeBarge

El DeBarge is a singer-songwriter, music arranger, composer, record producer, and instrumentalist with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1979 to present. El was born in 1961 as Eldra Patrick DeBarge in Detroit, Michigan.


El Hadji Diouf

El Hadji Diouf is a football biography. El was born in 1981 in Dakar, Senegal.


El Duque

El Duque is a MLB player. El was born in 1965 in Villa Clara, Cuba.


El Ciego De Nagua

El was born in 1947.


El General Larguito

El was born in 1942.


Past life for El born Dec 5, 1980

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Romania approximately on 875. Your profession was philosopher and thinker.

Psychologically, you were timid, constrained, and quiet. You had creative talents, waited until that life to be liberated. Sometimes environment considered you strange. It always seemed to you, that your perceptions of the world are somewhat different. Your lesson - to trust your intuition as your best guide in present life.

Here's something for you to ponder on...

The Theory Behind The Name Game - Finding a good baby name is one of the dilemmas that plague parents who live in a modern setting. Parents do have the right to be conscious about the name.