Elie

First Name
3k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
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in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

What does the name Elie mean? Find out below.

Origin and Meaning of Elie

"Elie" is a name of French origin, and it means "The Lord is My God". It's a name commonly given to both boys and girls.

Notable Persons Named Elie

Elie Wiesel is a political activist, professor, novelist, and activism. Elie was given the name Eliezer Wiesel on September 30th, 1928 in Sighetu Marmației.

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Elie Saab is a fashion designer. Elie was born on July 4th, 1964 in Beirut, Lebanon.

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Booba is a french hip hop and gangsta rap rapping, fashion design, and entrepreneurship. His ongoing career started in 1994. Booba was given the name Élie Yaffa on December 9th, 1976. Booba is also known as B2O, B2OBA, Kopp, Saddam Hauts de Seine, and Le Duc de Boulogne.

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Élie Metchnikoff was a scientist in the fields of zoology, immunology, and gerontology. Élie was given the name Ilya Ilyich Mechnikov in Ivanovka, Kharkov Governorate, Russian Empire. He passed away on July 15th, 1916.

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Elie Samaha is a producer. He was most prominent from 1995 to present. Elie was given the name 1955-05-10 on May 10th, 1955 in Zahlé, Lebanon.

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Élie Cartan was a scientist in the fields of mathematics and physics. Élie was born on April 9th, 1869 in Dolomieu, Isère. He died on May 6th, 1951.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Elie

Mario Elie is a basketball player for the Orlando Magic, Dart Killester, Miami Tropics, Unión de Santa Fe, Ovarense, Albany Patroons, Philadelphia 76ers, Golden State Warriors, Portland Trail Blazers, Houston Rockets, and San Antonio Spurs in the National Basketball Association. His career lasted from 1986 to 2001. Mario was born on November 26th, 1963 in New York City.

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The Lord Keen of Elie is a Chairman of the Scottish Conservative Party, Advocate General for Scotland, and Chairman of theScottish Conservative Party. The was given the name Richard Sanderson Keen on March 29th, 1954.

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Jennifer was born on September 22nd, 1986 in New York City, New York, United States.

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Paul was born in 1965.

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Lolis Eric Elie is a tv writer, author, journalist, documentary filmmaker, and food historian. Lolis was born on April 10th, 1963.

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Remi Elie is a hockey player for the Dallas Stars in the National Hockey League. He was most active from 2015 to present. Remi was born on April 16th, 1995 in South Glengarry, Ontario.

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How popular is the baby name Elie in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1880 5 0 5
1881 7 0 7
1882 8 0 8
1883 13 0 13
1884 7 0 7
1885 7 0 7
1886 14 0 14
1887 7 0 7
1888 9 0 9
1889 6 0 6
1890 8 0 8
1891 5 0 5
1892 5 0 5
1893 12 0 12
1894 10 0 10
1895 10 0 10
1896 11 0 11
1897 7 0 7
1898 5 0 5
1900 19 0 19
1901 10 0 10
1902 6 0 6
1903 10 0 10
1905 11 0 11
1906 8 0 8
1907 7 0 7
1908 12 0 12
1909 9 0 9
1910 9 0 9
1911 14 0 14
1912 19 0 19
1913 17 0 17
1914 22 0 22
1915 25 0 25
1916 33 0 33
1917 25 0 25
1918 28 0 28
1919 34 0 34
1920 25 0 25
1921 28 0 28
1922 24 0 24
1923 30 0 30
1924 34 0 34
1925 31 0 31
1926 20 0 20
1927 35 0 35
1928 31 0 31
1929 26 0 26
1930 23 0 23
1931 17 0 17
1932 20 0 20
1933 19 0 19
1934 18 0 18
1935 18 0 18
1936 19 0 19
1937 12 0 12
1938 17 0 17
1939 19 0 19
1940 14 0 14
1941 16 0 16
1942 17 0 17
1943 11 0 11
1944 10 0 10
1945 11 0 11
1946 9 0 9
1947 17 0 17
1948 9 0 9
1949 14 0 14
1950 12 0 12
1951 12 0 12
1952 17 0 17
1953 16 0 16
1954 14 0 14
1955 16 0 16
1956 14 0 14
1957 15 0 15
1958 11 0 11
1959 18 0 18
1960 5 0 5
1961 19 0 19
1962 13 0 13
1963 10 0 10
1964 6 0 6
1965 6 0 6
1966 7 0 7
1967 8 0 8
1968 6 0 6
1969 10 0 10
1970 5 0 5
1971 9 0 9
1972 19 0 19
1973 18 0 18
1974 11 0 11
1975 18 0 18
1976 9 0 9
1977 15 0 15
1978 18 0 18
1979 20 0 20
1980 22 0 22
1981 25 0 25
1982 20 0 20
1983 19 0 19
1984 24 0 24
1985 31 0 31
1986 24 0 24
1987 24 0 24
1988 35 0 35
1989 33 0 33
1990 30 0 30
1991 40 7 33
1992 29 0 29
1993 31 0 31
1994 16 0 16
1995 32 0 32
1996 20 0 20
1997 34 7 27
1998 36 0 36
1999 46 8 38
2000 45 0 45
2001 37 7 30
2002 34 7 27
2003 50 14 36
2004 64 16 48
2005 38 12 26
2006 67 22 45
2007 65 20 45
2008 62 15 47
2009 75 19 56
2010 66 20 46
2011 69 19 50
2012 54 11 43
2013 71 20 51
2014 59 14 45
2015 59 24 35
2016 54 16 38
2017 44 8 36

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Popularity of Elie as a first name

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Popularity of Elie as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Elie U.S.
  White 36.83% 64.26%
  African American 54.14% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.72% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.83% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 3.14% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 4.34% 16.26%

Of Last Name Elie

People with the last name Elie are most frequently White or African American

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Fun Facts about the name Elie

  • What name lists does Elie rank for?
  • How Popular is the name Elie? Elie is the 5,195th most popular name of all time. As a last name Elie was the 11,395th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Elie have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 3,029 babies born with the first name Elie in the United States. That's more than enough people named Elie to occupy the territory of Falkland Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 3,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Elie? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Elie first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Elie is Saturday, February 4th, 1871.
  • What year had the most people named Elie born? The highest recorded use of the first name Elie was in 2009 with a total of 56 babies.
  • Random Elie Factoid: According to the 1992 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Elie is not a popular baby boy's name in California. Imagine that, only 5 babies in California have the same name as you in 1992.
  • Weird things about the name Elie: Your name in reverse order is Eile. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Eiel. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Elie? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 2,767 people with the last name Elie.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Elie? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Elie as their last name since less than 1 person in 106k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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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).
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