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in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Elay

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  • A submission from Lebanon says the name Elay means "Gift of god" and is of Hebrew origin.
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Fun Facts about the name Elay

  • How Popular is the name Elay? Elay is the 60,122nd most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Elay have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 22 babies born with the first name Elay in the United States.
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Elay? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 2007 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Elay first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Elay is Friday, May 10th, 1889.
  • What year had the most people named Elay born? The highest recorded use of the first name Elay was in 2014 with a total of 10 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Elay: Your name in reverse order is Yale. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ylae. How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Elay born Feb 1, 1986

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 1675. 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. 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.

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).