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It’s the nickname of Jane Hopper, AKA Eleven on Stranger Things. It was given to her by Mike Wheeler.
Ravenclaws rock  6/20/2018
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I like this name for a boy cause of L from Death Note.
Luvbug86  6/8/2018
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It can also be short for Elloise.
― Anonymous User  3/27/2018
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In Spanish El means 'he' and in Arabic El means 'the', I never thought El had use as a first name, I thought it could be used as parts of last names because my last name has El- in it and in my last name El- means 'the'.
― Anonymous User  2/3/2013
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Technically, Él means he in Spanish while El is the masucline form of "the" used with masculine words, for example El gato (male cat).
OnyxMoon  1/25/2019
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My name is El. One of the downfalls to it is that it sounds like the letter L and the woman's name Elle. I've had some confused looks when I tell people my name. (Some think I have either a woman's name or the same name as L from the anime/manga Death Note.) Also, the fact that it's the masculine definite article in Spanish cause some people to assume I have a Hispanic background, which I don't.

Still, I like my name. It's short, different without being bizarre, and has a cool meaning.
― Anonymous User  1/31/2013
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The element "El" is actually Hamitic in origin. It was first used as a reference to a god by the Canaanites, the ancestors of the Phoenicians. It was integrated into Chaldean, the Semitic language spoken by Abraham, when the patriarch in question arrived in Canaan and met a king who blessed him in the name of El Elyon (God Most High). "El" is now a common element in the Hebrew language, particularly in names.
Atarah Derek  5/8/2010
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It's nice. A bit short.
1998emma  11/19/2009
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Also a common nickname for Elliot.
― Anonymous User  2/12/2007

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