Gender Feminine
Usage English
Pronounced Pron. EHL-ee
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Meaning & History

Diminutive of ELEANOR, ELLEN (1), and other names beginning with El.

Related Names

DiminutivesLillia, Lillie, Nellie, Nelly
Other Languages & CulturesShelena(African American) Helena, Helene(Ancient Greek) Zabel(Armenian) Elaine(Arthurian Romance) Elixabete(Basque) Alena(Belarusian) Elisabeth, Elisheba, Elizabeth(Biblical) Elisabet(Biblical Greek) Elisheva(Biblical Hebrew) Elisabeth(Biblical Latin) Elena, Eleonora, Elisaveta, Elizabet(Bulgarian) Elisabet, Helena(Catalan) Elizabeta, Helena, Jelena, Ela(Croatian) Alžběta, Helena, Alena, Elen, Eliška, Helenka, Lenka(Czech) Elin, Elisabeth, Ellinor, Helen, Helena, Helene, Isabella, Eli, Eline, Elisabet, Elise, Ella, Elna, Else, Lena, Lene, Lilli, Lilly, Lis, Lisa, Lisbet, Lise, Lissi, Nora(Danish) Eleonora, Elisabeth, Heleen, Helena, Isabeau, Isabel, Isabella, Isabelle, Betje, Eline, Elise, Ellen, Elly, Els, Else, Elsje, Heleentje, Ilse, Isa, Lies, Liesbeth, Liese, Liesje, Lijsbeth, Lisa, Lize, Noor, Noortje, Nora(Dutch) Elena, Eliisabet, Elina, Helen, Helena, Jelena, Elo, Leena, Liis, Liisa, Liisi, Liisu(Estonian) Eliina, Elina, Elisabet, Helena, Isabella, Eleonoora, Eliisa, Elisa, Ella, Elli, Elsa, Heleena, Heli, Iisa, Leena, Liisa, Liisi, Nelli, Noora(Finnish) Aliénor, Eléonore, Élisabeth, Hélène, Isabel, Isabelle, Babette, Élise, Isabeau, Léna, Lili, Liliane, Lilianne, Lise, Lisette(French) Bet, Lys(Frisian) Sabela(Galician) Elene, Elisabed, Eliso, Eliza, Liza(Georgian) Elena, Eleonora, Eleonore, Elisabeth, Helena, Helene, Isabel, Isabelle, Lore, Alena, Babette, Bettina, Elisa, Elise, Ella, Elli, Elsa, Else, Ilsa, Ilse, Isa, Isabell, Isabella, Lena, Lene, Leni, Leonore, Lies, Liesa, Liese, Liesel, Liesl, Lili, Lilli, Lisa, Lisbeth, Nora(German) Elena, Eleni, Eleonora, Elisavet, Lena(Greek) Helen, Helena, Helene(Greek Mythology) Elikapeka(Hawaiian) Elisheva(Hebrew) Eleonóra, Elizabet, Erzsébet, Heléna, Izabella, Bettina, Bözsi, Erzsi, Léna, Lili, Liliána, Lilien, Nóra, Zsóka(Hungarian) Elísabet, Helena, Ísabella, Elsa(Icelandic) Eilís, Eilish, Isibéal, Léan, Sibéal(Irish) Elena, Eleonora, Elisabetta, Ileana, Isabella, Bettina, Elisa, Elsa, Isa, Leonora, Liana, Liliana, Lisa, Lora, Lorita, Nora, Norina(Italian) Eleonora, Elīna, Elizabete, Helēna, Jeļena, Elēna, Elīza, Ina, Līna, Nora(Latvian) Bet, Betje, Noor, Noortje(Limburgish) Elena, Elžbieta, Jelena, Elzė(Lithuanian) Elena, Elisaveta, Beti, Veta(Macedonian) Ealisaid(Manx) Ibb(Medieval English) Isabeau(Medieval French) Isabel(Medieval Occitan) Elin, Elisabeth, Ellinor, Helen, Helena, Helene, Isabella, Eli, Eline, Elisabet, Elise, Ella, Elna, Else, Lena, Lene, Lilly, Lis, Lisa, Lisbet, Lise, Liss, Nora(Norwegian) Alienòr, Isabèl(Occitan) Eleonora, Elżbieta, Helena, Izabela, Izabella, Ela, Eliza, Helenka, Iza, Lena, Liliana, Lilianna(Polish) Helena, Isabel, Leonor, Belinha, Elisa, Elisabete, Elizabete, Isabela, Lena, Liana, Liliana(Portuguese) Eliza, Izabel, Lílian(Portuguese (Brazilian)) Elena, Elisabeta, Ileana, Isabela, Isabella, Ilinca, Lenuța, Liana, Liliana(Romanian) Elena, Eleonora, Elizaveta, Yelena, Yelizaveta, Aliona, Alyona, Lena, Liza, Lizaveta, Nelli(Russian) Elene(Sardinian) Ealasaid, Eilionoir, Elspet, Elspeth, Iseabail, Ishbel, Isobel, Beileag, Eilidh, Lileas, Lilias, Lillias(Scottish) Jelena, Jelisaveta, Ela, Jela(Serbian) Alžbeta, Elena, Eleonóra, Helena, Alena, Eliška, Lenka(Slovak) Elizabeta, Helena, Jelena, Alena, Alenka, Ela, Špela(Slovene) Helena(Sorbian) Elena, Ileana, Isabel, Leonor, Ysabel, Eli, Elisa, Elisabet, Isa, Isabela, Liliana(Spanish) Eleonor, Eleonora, Elin, Elina, Elisabet, Elisabeth, Ellinor, Helen, Helena, Helene, Isabella, Elise, Ella, Elna, Elsa, Elsie, Lena, Lilly, Lis, Lisa, Lisbet, Lise, Nellie, Nelly, Nora(Swedish) Eleonora, Olena, Yelyzaveta, Yelysaveta(Ukrainian) Elen, Elin, Bethan(Welsh)

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Entry updated February 28, 2019