Elis - boys name

Elis name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 93%

Elis name meaning:

The name Elis is of Greek origin and is derived from the name Elias or Elijah. It is a masculine name and has several meanings associated with it. One interpretation is "the Lord is my God," as it is a variation of the Hebrew name Eliyahu. Another possible meaning is "Yahweh is God," emphasizing the divine nature of the name.

Elis is a name that carries a sense of strength, faith, and devotion. It has biblical origins and is often associated with religious figures and prophets. The name Elis also has variations in different cultures, such as Elie, Elias, or Eli, but they all share similar meanings.

In modern times, the name Elis is chosen for boys to honor their religious background or to symbolize their connection to a higher power. It is a name that carries a sense of spirituality and is often seen as a strong and timeless choice for parents looking for a meaningful name for their son.


Related names

Elis , Elisse, Elsbeth , Elysa , Elysha, Elyssa , Elysse

Other boys names beginning with E


Overall UK ranking: 317 out of 4789

147 recorded births last year

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    Regional popularity

    Ranking for this name in various UK regions

  • Wales (29)
  • Scotland (720)

Historical popularity of Elis

The graph below shows the popularity of the boys's name Elis from all the UK baby name statistics available. It's a quick easy way to see the trend for Elis in 2024