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since 1880

Eli

  • Gender: Boy
  • Origin: Hebrew
  • Meaning: Height
  • #651 All Time
  • #49 in 2014
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4k Ely (English)

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



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YearTotal Babies BornGirls BornBoys BornRanking
188073073
188197097
188294094
188382082
188467067
188556056
188666066
188751051
188875075
188960060
189049049
189149049
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189555055
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189739039
189846046
189938038
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190145045
190251051
190347047
190443043
190543043
190644044
190750050
190855055
190960060
191063063
191181081
19121590159
19131670167
19142080208
19152690269
19162776271
19172460246
19182870287
19192410241
19202597252
19212965291
19222750275
19232600260
19242470247
19252910291
19262660266
19272240224
19282150215
19291980198
19301920192
19311720172
19321860186
19331570157
19341760176
19351750175
19361600160
19371440144
19381190119
19391100110
19401400140
19411300130
19421300130
19431180118
19441230123
19451250125
19461160116
19471430143
19481370137
19491250125
19501390139
19511420142
19521400140
19531250125
19541340134
19551200120
19561520152
19571290129
19581180118
19591450145
19601470147
19611480148
19621390139
19631380138
19641220122
19651170117
19661150115
19671260126
19681390139
19691280128
19702330233
19712680268
19722715266
19733457338
19743775372
19753380338
197639312381
19774807473
19784486442
19794970497
19805459536
19815545549
198251410504
198353112519
19845137506
198556410554
19865685563
19875536547
198855311542
19896339624
19906758667
199172413711
199271812706
199388714873
199489514881
199586516849
19968798871
199786312851
19981,01419995
19991,065161,049
20001,46891,459
20011,642211,621
20021,942181,924
20031,989161,973
20042,560422,518
20052,700182,682
20063,003222,981
20073,253203,233
20084,528204,508#99 boy name
20094,933284,905#90 boy name
20106,580306,550#65 boy name
20117,236387,198#58 boy name
20128,078318,047#44 boy name
20137,949367,913#43 boy name
20147,449217,428#49 boy name

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 2013 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Eli" ranks #25 in popularity as a baby boy's name in West Virginia. Imagine that, 70 babies in West Virginia have the same name as you in 2013. Across the entire United States a total of 7,949 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

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 enjoy, your life can be fun!

L is for luster, your shine.

I is for intense, your zest of living.

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

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 midwest? 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.

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Eli Roth

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

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Eli Whitney

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

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Eli Marienthal

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

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Eli Marrero

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

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Eli Harris

Eli was born in 1976.

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Past life for Eli born Apr 18, 1947

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 USA South-Central approximately on 1650. Your profession was warrior, hunter, fisherman, and executor of sacrifices.

You always liked to travel, to investigate, could have been detective or spy. You should develop self-love and ability to implant hope into hearts of people. Ambition - is not everything. True wealth is buried in your soul.

Name poster for Eli

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