Eli (1)
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Given Name ELI (1)
GENDER: Masculine
OTHER SCRIPTS: עֵלִי (Hebrew), Ηλι (Ancient Greek)
PRONOUNCED: EE-lie (English)   [key]
Meaning & History
Means "ascension" in Hebrew. In the Old Testament he is the high priest of Israel and the teacher of Samuel. In England, Eli has been used as a Christian given name since the Protestant Reformation.
Related Names
VARIANT: Ely (English)
OTHER LANGUAGES: Heli (Biblical Latin)
SAME SPELLING: Eli (2), Eli (3)
USER SUBMISSION: Eli
Popularity
United States  ranked #53 
England and Wales  ranked #123 
Canada (BC)  ranked #46 
Australia (NSW)  ranked #58 
Netherlands  ranked #470 
New Zealand  ranked #31 
Northern Ireland  ranked #95 
Norway  -