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Ranked #651


Gender: Boy. Popularity for the Last 10 Years: 10 (Ranked #121).

What does the name "Eli" mean?

Eli (Hebrew): Height

The name "Eli" is of Hebrew origin and it means "Height". It's a name commonly given to boys. There are 307 other names that are similar to this one.

E is for extra, those little things you do!

L is for luxury, the luxury of your smile.

I is for ideas, that you bring to life.

Your name in reverse order is "Ile". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Ile". 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 "Eli" in the U.S.?


Want to know about the populiarty of Eli? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 94,839 babies born with the name Eli in the United States. That's more than enough Elis to occupy the country of Seychelles with an estimated population of 90,945 (as of August 26, 2010). The name first appeared in the year 1880 when it was given to 73 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Eli" was in 2012 with a total of 8,047 babies. (That's a lot of baby Elis)

According to the 2006 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Eli" ranks #71 in popularity as a baby boy's name in Idaho. Imagine that, 38 babies in Idaho have the same name as you in 2006. Across the entire United States a total of 3,003 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

Where is the name Eli popular?

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

Celebrities named Eli

Eli Manning

Eli Manning is a NFL player. Eli was born in 1981 in New Orleans, Louisiana, U.S.


Eli Roth

Eli Roth is an actor, animator, director, producer, and screenwriter with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1996 to present. Eli was born in 1972 as Eli Raphael Roth in Newton, Massachusetts, US.


Eli Whitney

Eli Whitney is an engineer. Eli was born in 1765 in Westborough, Massachusetts, British America.


Eli Marienthal

Eli was born in 1986 in Santa Monica, California, United States.


Eli Marrero

Eli Marrero is a MLB player. Eli was born in 1973 in Havana, Cuba.


Eli Harris

Eli was born in 1976.


Past life for Eli born May 4, 2010

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 Northern England approximately on 1700. Your profession was shepherd, horseman, and forester.

You were a person with huge energy, good in planning and supervising. If you were just a garbage-man, you were chief garbage-man. You are bound to solve problems regarding pollution of environment, recycling, misuse of raw materials, elimination of radioactivity by all means including psychological methods.

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.