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Popularity
< 1k
in the U.S.
since 1880

El

  • Gender: Neutral
  • #21509 All Time
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How popular is the name "El" in the U.S.?



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YearTotal Babies BornGirls BornBoys Born
1915808
1916606
1918707
1921707
1923606
1924505
1925707
19281275
1930660
1931550
19341055
1936808
1937550
1938808
1939606
1941505
1942505
1945550
1946505
1947550
1950707
1963606
1968505
1969505
1971707
1972505
1973808
1975505
1977707
1978808
1980505
1986505
1987606
1991909
1992909
1995707
1998808
200011011
2001505
2002505
2003909
2004606

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 was first given to 5 or more babies 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 1998 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 1998. Across the entire United States a total of only 8 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

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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 west? Search for the name to check your answer!

Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "El" mean? The list below shows the origins of El as well as things modernly associated with the name El such as celebrities named El.

El DeBarge

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

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El Hadji Diouf

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

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El Duque

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

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El Ciego De Nagua

El was born in 1947.

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El General Larguito

El was born in 1942.

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Alternative Meanings

E is for extra, those little things you do!

L is for laughter, you spread wherever you go.

Your name in reverse order is "Le". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "El". 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.

Past life for El born Jan 20, 1973

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of USA South-West approximately on 1175. Your profession was leader, major, and captain.

Psychologically, you were timid, constrained, and quiet. You had creative talents, waited until that life to be liberated. Sometimes environment considered you strange. Your main task - to make the world more beautiful. Physical and spiritual deserts are just waiting for your touch. Keep smiling!

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