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since 1880

El

  • Gender: Neutral
  • #21877 All Time
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How popular is the baby name El in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1915 8 0 8
1916 6 0 6
1918 7 0 7
1921 7 0 7
1923 6 0 6
1924 5 0 5
1925 7 0 7
1928 12 7 5
1930 6 6 0
1931 5 5 0
1934 10 5 5
1936 8 0 8
1937 5 5 0
1938 8 0 8
1939 6 0 6
1941 5 0 5
1942 5 0 5
1945 5 5 0
1946 5 0 5
1947 5 5 0
1950 7 0 7
1963 6 0 6
1968 5 0 5
1969 5 0 5
1971 7 0 7
1972 5 0 5
1973 8 0 8
1975 5 0 5
1977 7 0 7
1978 8 0 8
1980 5 0 5
1986 5 0 5
1987 6 0 6
1991 9 0 9
1992 9 0 9
1995 7 0 7
1998 8 0 8
2000 11 0 11
2001 5 0 5
2002 5 0 5
2003 9 0 9
2004 6 0 6

Want to know about the popularity of the El baby name? From 1880 to 2015, 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?

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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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Other Inspirations for the Name El

El Chapo
El Salvador
El Camino Dc
El Centro
El Centro Dc
El Comercio
El Nino
El Nino 2015
El Pais
El Tiempo

Alternative Meanings

E is for excellence, your passion, your drive.

L is for lofty, your ambitions are high!

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?

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Past life for El born Jan 2, 1948

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 Italy approximately on 575. Your profession was librarian, priest, and keeper of tribal relics.

You were a seeker of truth and wisdom. You could have seen your future lives. Others perceived you as an idealist illuminating path to the future. Your lesson - to develop kind attitude to people, to acquire gift of understanding and compassion.

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