Baby Name Popularity, Data, and History


Meaning: High
Main Origin Language: Hebrew
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In 2017 the name Eli...

• was given to 6,553 baby boys
• was the 54th most popular name for baby boys
• was 102% more popular than it was ten years ago
• was most popular in Louisiana, West Virginia, and Kansas
• was least popular in Massachusetts, Connecticut, and New Hampshire
• was about as popular as Hunter and Jonathan
Babies Named Eli Born Per Year
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(In years of less than five births the number born is listed as zero and the rank was set to be the maximum rank)

Historically the name Eli...

• achieved it's highest popularity in 2012
• achieved it's lowest popularity in 1958
• is 5355% more common in the 2010s than it was in the 1950s
• is 765% more common in the 2010s than it was in the 1990s
• has the most similar popularity history to Mayson, Cruz, Landry, Jayleen, Zoey, Berkley
• has the most opposite popularity history to Joseph, Nelson, Rudy, Margarita, Kathrine, Concepcion
Rank Popularity of Baby Name Eli Per State
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Geographically the name Eli...

• 8% more popular west of the Mississippi than east of the Mississippi
• has the most similar state naming pattern as Asher, Dawson, Tucker, Paisley, Harper, Addison
• has the most opposite state naming pattern as Nicolas, Ayaan, Rocco, Gabriela, Siena, Melina
Girl Names With Similar Spelling
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Average Age of Benjamin
54 Years
Benjamin is older than 83% of all names
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More information on Eli by the Baby Name Institute

• How many babies named Eli are born every second?
• What are the chances a kid named Eli will be the only kid named Eli in his class?
• How similar is the naming popularity of Eli compared to other names?
• How was each statistic for this page calculated?
• How does Eli rank among the top 2,500 names of the year?
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