Given Name EL

GENDER: Masculine

Meaning & History

From a Semitic root meaning "god". This was a title applied to several Semitic gods. The Canaanites used it as the name of their chief deity, the father of the gods and mankind. The Hebrews used it to refer to Yahweh.

Categories

Death Note, gods, Stranger Things characters, supreme gods
VARIANT: Ilu
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Lael (Biblical), Lael (Biblical Hebrew)
Entry updated July 11, 2018