Name Meaning

Hebrew for "my God," "high," or "elevated." In the Bible, Eli is a priest and judge who brings up the prophet Samuel. Eli is most often a boys' name but is also used for girls.


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Biblical, Disney Characters, Gender-neutral, Popular songs, Short and sweet, Popular, Middle



Famous Namesakes

Athlete Eli Manning, Philanthropist Eli Broad, Cotton gin inventor Eli Whitney

Celebrity Babies

Son of Sally Field, Son of Rachel Dratch, Son of Campbell Brown

Popularity in 2019


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