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By Olivia Musembi Senior Content Writer
Updated: Jul 11, 2024 | 👁️ 29 Views | 🔊 15 Pronunciations
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Gender: Male

Origin: Hebrew

Meaning: Uplifted, Elevation

Pronunciation: EE-lie, /ˈiːlaɪ/, IY L AY

Popularity Rank: #954

On this page:

  • 1. Eli Meaning
  • 2. Eli Pronunciation Guide
  • 3. Record your pronunciation of Eli
  • 4. Eli Translations in other languages
  • 5. Eli Name Popularity
  • 6. Eli popularity in U.S.
  • 7. Famous People with Name Eli
  • 8. Latest News about Eli
  • 9. Names similar to Eli

Eli Meaning

Derived from the Hebrew name Eliyahu, meaning 'my God is Yahweh'. In the Old Testament, Eli was a high priest and judge in Israel.

Eli also means "Uplifted, Elevation, The Lord will Help, The Lord is My God, Ascend, My God, Ascent, Defender of Mankind, Offering, My God is Yahweh".

Eli is commonly found in United States of America, Mexico, Israel, and 95 more countries.

Eli Pronunciation Guide

Phonetic Pronunciation: EE-lie

IPA (International Phonetic Alphabet): /ˈiːlaɪ/

ARPAbet phonetic pronunciation: IY L AY

IY: Pronounce as in "see" (S IY)

L: Pronounce as in "let" (L EH T)

AY: Pronounce as in "say" (S EY)

This pronunciation guide uses the ARPABET system, a phonetic notation developed by the Advanced Research Projects Agency (ARPA) for speech recognition systems. Each ARPABET symbol corresponds to a distinct sound in English. For example, 'JH' represents the sound as in 'joke,' 'AA' represents the sound as in 'father,' and 'N' represents the sound as in 'no.'

The pronunciation guide was generated using the CMU Pronouncing Dictionary, a public domain resource for phonetic pronunciations of words.

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Eli Name Popularity

At NamesLook, the name Eli is recorded 67,472 times globally, ranking it as the 954th most common name worldwide.

Eli is most prevalent in United States of America, with 11,734 occurrences, making it the 479th most popular name in the country.

In Azerbaijan, the name Eli is found among 1 in every 42 people, showcasing its highest frequency there.

Eli Popularity by Country

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United States of America#4791 : 154
Mexico#2771 : 117
Israel#361 : 51
Spain#3121 : 115
Italy#7491 : 292
Peru#3141 : 237
Palestine#791 : 106
Colombia#7331 : 442
Chile#5531 : 386
Argentina#2801 : 144
Iran#3011 : 124
France#1,4601 : 887
Brazil#7831 : 570
Bolivia#3481 : 243
Guatemala#2711 : 222
Uruguay#3241 : 150
Costa Rica#3241 : 176
United Kingdom#1,3891 : 700
Canada#7441 : 482
Albania#1081 : 98
Germany#1,1571 : 644
Nigeria#2,2121 : 2,589
Panama#5421 : 516
Norway#2211 : 200
Bulgaria#1701 : 117
Belgium#1,2261 : 748
Azerbaijan#291 : 42
Malaysia#3,3151 : 5,308
Netherlands#1,8021 : 1,075
Turkey#3,6551 : 3,751
Saudi Arabia#8,7191 : 10,404
South Africa#5,5491 : 9,417
Switzerland#9481 : 754
Algeria#4,4111 : 6,047
Russia#2,5481 : 2,034
Ghana#6301 : 919
Czechia#5511 : 390
Austria#8421 : 708
Ecuador#3391 : 408
Hong Kong#1,8911 : 2,946
Singapore#2,3171 : 4,007
United Arab Emirates#5,1761 : 7,317
Cameroon#1,7381 : 3,362
Lebanon#1,6531 : 1,618
Portugal#1,2111 : 1,460
Philippines#1,1571 : 2,312
Syrian Arab Republic#5,5011 : 5,271
Iraq#10,8721 : 12,429
Sweden#1,1061 : 1,021
Morocco#9,6891 : 12,841
Slovenia#6021 : 398
Oman#6,6701 : 8,830
Egypt#23,5621 : 32,310
India#7,2841 : 12,307
Taiwan#9491 : 3,134
Tunisia#6,0761 : 8,287
Angola#7031 : 3,716
Qatar#4,8521 : 8,048
Denmark#1,0621 : 1,527
Ireland#1,9251 : 1,897
Mauritius#1,8251 : 2,572
Greece#1,6431 : 1,988
Kuwait#7,9871 : 14,412
China#1,3471 : 3,387
Croatia#1,0581 : 980
Poland#1,5241 : 2,071
Japan#1,6361 : 2,760
Puerto Rico#5551 : 864
Namibia#1,6201 : 4,669
Bahrain#5,3291 : 10,153
Kazakhstan#7,8751 : 8,286
Bangladesh#12,5331 : 21,799
Georgia#5891 : 759
Jamaica#1,9531 : 3,741

List of countries the name Eli is rarely found

Eli popularity in U.S.


This chart displays the ranking of the name Eli from 1980 to 2023, based on the most recent data from the U.S. Social Security Administration.

Famous People with Name Eli

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  • Eli Abarbanel is a Football from Israel.
  • Eli Abbott is a Coach from US.
  • Eli Aflalo is a Politician from Israel.
  • Eli Ahmed is a Writer from India.
  • Eli Alaluf is a Politician from Israel.
  • Eli Alon is a Anaesthetist from Israel.
  • Eli Alva Helmick is a Army from US.
  • Eli Amir is a Writer from Israel.
  • Eli Ankou is a Football from Canada.
  • Eli Anne Linnestad is a Actor from Norway.
  • Eli Apple is a Football from US.
  • Eli Arnstad is a Politician from Norway.
  • Eli Ashurst is a Football from United Kingdom.
  • Eli Attie is a Screenwriter from US.
  • Eli Avidar is a Diplomat from Israel.
  • Eli Avikzar is a Sport from Israel.
  • Eli Avivi is a Photographer from Israel.
  • Eli Ayers is a Physician from Liberia.
  • Eli Azur is a Business from Israel.
  • Eli B. Ames is a Lawyer from US.
  • Eli Babalj is a Football from Australia.
  • Eli Baker is a Actor from US.
  • Eli Balas is a Player from US.
  • Eli Barkai is a Physicist from Israel.
  • Eli Barnes is a Politician from US.
  • Eli Bartra is a Philosopher from Mexico.
  • Eli Baruch Shulman is a Rabbi.
  • Eli Bauer is a Cartoonist.
  • Eli Bebout is a Politician from US.
  • Eli Beeding is a Officer from US.
  • Eli Beer is a Volunteer from Israel.
  • Eli Ben Rimoz is a Football from Israel.
  • Eli Ben-Dahan
    Eli Ben-Dahan is a Politician from Israel.
  • Eli Ben-Menachem
    Eli Ben-Menachem is a Politician from Israel.
  • Eli Berman is a Economist from Canada.
  • Eli Biham is a Mathematician from Israel.
  • Eli Blakstad is a Politician from Norway.
  • Eli Boggs is a Pirate from US.
  • Eli Bornstein is a Artist from US.
  • Eli Bowen is a Circus from US.
  • Eli Bremer is a Athlete from US.
  • Eli Broad is a Financier from US.
  • Eli Bush is a Film from US.
  • Eli C. D. Shortridge is a Politician from US.
  • Eli C. King is a Politician from US.
  • Eli Capilouto is a Dentist from US.
  • Eli Carter is a Basket from US.
  • Eli Cashdan is a Rabbi from United Kingdom.

📰 Latest News about Eli

Stay updated with the most recent news about Eli. Read on to catch up with Eli's latest headlines

Last Updated: May 28, 2024 10:34 PM (GMT + 5.30)

  • Ask Eli: Our team outing to Rosslyn’s Upside on Moore - ARLnow
    Source: ARLnow | Published on: May 28, 2024
  • Danny O'Donnell endorses Eli Northrup to succeed him in Assembly - City & State New York
    Source: City & State New York | Published on: May 28, 2024
  • Marlins Designate Eli Villalobos For Assignment - MLB Trade Rumors
    Source: MLB Trade Rumors | Published on: May 28, 2024
  • Eli Lilly (LLY) to Ramp Up Indiana Site for Mounjaro, Zepbound - Yahoo Finance
    Source: Yahoo Finance | Published on: May 27, 2024
  • Eli Lilly: Addressing Supply Challenges Should Accelerate Growth (NYSE:LLY) - Seeking Alpha
    Source: Seeking Alpha | Published on: May 27, 2024
  • Amgen's Catching Up to Novo Nordisk and Eli Lilly. Should You Buy It? - Yahoo Finance
    Source: Yahoo Finance | Published on: May 26, 2024
  • Satirical joke about Mossad agent 'Eli Kopter' behind Iranian president's crash fools French TV analyst, Hamas - Fox News
    Source: Fox News | Published on: May 23, 2024
  • Healthy Returns: Eli Lilly, Novo Nordisk are competing to develop more convenient weekly insulins - CNBC
    Source: CNBC | Published on: May 21, 2024
  • French TV channel mistakenly reports Mossad agent 'Eli Copter' behind Iran president crash - The Jewish Chronicle
    Source: The Jewish Chronicle | Published on: May 20, 2024
  • Weight loss drug pill is needed to end shortages, Eli Lilly exec says - Quartz
    Source: Quartz | Published on: May 15, 2024

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