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Pronunciation

ilaɪ

Origin

English, Hebrew

Meaning

This sweet little boys' name means 'ascended, uplifted, high'. Despite being a punchy little name, Eli retains a peaceful feel, with its long open vowels and soft 'l'. Eli can also be a shortened form of Elijah, Elias, or even Elliot.

Rank in the year 2015

Eli was ranked #75 in the most popular American names of 2015.

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