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Names starting with El

Elnora - Contracted form of Italian Eleonora, meaning "foreign; the other."
Eli -   Anglicized form of Hebrew Eliy, meaning "ascending." In the bible, this is the name of a high priest and last of the Judges in the days of Samuel.
Elma - Feminine form of Italian Elmo, meaning "helmet, protection."
Eliah - Anglicized form of Hebrew Eliyah, meaning "the Lord is my God." In the bible, this is the name of several characters, including the prophet who lived in during the reign of Ahab.
Elwyn - Variant spelling of Middle English Elwin, meaning "elf friend."
Éliás - Hungarian form of Greek Elias, meaning "the Lord is my God." 
Elrod - Frequently found in southern states of the U.S., this name is an English altered spelling of the German surname Ellrodt which is probably from the place name Ellierode, a village in the Solling mountains in the valley of Schöttelbach Creek, meaning "wood clearing at the water."
Eliasaph - Anglicized form of Hebrew Elyacaph, meaning "God increases the family." In the bible, this is the name of a leader of the tribe of Gad.
Elye - Variant spelling of Yiddish Elya, meaning "the Lord is my God."
Eliot - Variant spelling of English Elliot, meaning "the Lord is my God."
Eleanor - English form of French Eléonore, meaning "foreign; the other."
Ella - Pet form of English Eleanor, meaning "foreign; the other." Compare with masculine Ella.
Eleanora - Latin form of Provençal Aliénor, meaning "foreign; the other."
Elijah - Anglicized form of Greek Elias (Hebrew Eliyah), meaning "the Lord is my God." In the bible, this is the name of several characters, including the prophet who lived in during the reign of Ahab.
Elis - Welsh form of Greek Elias, meaning "the Lord is my God." 
Elyse - English variant spelling of German Elise, meaning "God is my oath."
Elden - Variant spelling of Middle English Alden, meaning "old friend."
Elihoenai - Anglicized form of Hebrew Elyehoweynay, meaning "unto God are my eyes." In the bible, this is the name of many characters, including a priest and a Korahite temple doorkeeper.
Elenora - Variant spelling of English Eleanor, meaning "foreign; the other."
Elda - Old Italian form of German Hilda, meaning "battle." Not in use before the 20th century. 
Elisheva - Variant spelling of Hebrew Eliysheba, meaning "God is my oath." 
Eliyshuwa - Hebrew name meaning "my God is savior." In the bible, this is the name of a son of King David.
Elvire - French form of Visigothic Aliwera, meaning "foreign true."
Eliymelek - Hebrew name meaning "my God is King." In the bible, this is the name of the husband of Naomi.
Éloise - French form of Latin Elwisia, meaning "hale-wide; very healthy and sound." 
Eliysha - Hebrew name meaning "God is salvation." In the bible, this is the name of the prophet who succeeded Elijah.
Elkanah - Anglicized form of Hebrew Elqanah, meaning either "God has created" or "God has possessed." In the bible, this is the name of many characters, including one of the sons of Korah.
Elena - Italian and Spanish form of Greek Helénē, possibly meaning "torch."
Eliza - Short form of English Elizabeth, meaning "God is my oath."
Élodie - French form of Visigothic Alodia, meaning "foreign wealth."
Éloi - French form of Latin Eligius, meaning "to choose."
Eldin - Variant spelling of Middle English Aldin, meaning "old friend."
Elburz - Variant spelling of Persian Alborz, derived from the name of a mountain in northern Iran, also called the Haraborzaiti or Hazaborzaiti by the Hindus. 
Elov - Variant spelling of Swedish Elof, meaning "ever-heir."
Eleazar - Anglicized form of Hebrew Elazar, meaning "God has helped." In the bible, this is the name of several characters, including a high priest son of Aaron. 
Elsa -  Pet form of German Elsabeth, meaning "God is my oath."
Elira - Albanian name derived from the ethnic name Illyrian, possibly from the expression i lirë, meaning "to be free."
Electra - Latin form of Greek Elektra, meaning "bright, shining." This is also the name of one of the nine brightest stars in the Pleiades cluster.
Eliezer - Variant spelling of Hebrew Elazar, meaning "God has helped." In the bible, this is the name of several characters, including a high priest son of Aaron. 
Elroy - English altered spelling of French Leroy, meaning "the king."
Éloy -  French form of Latin Eligius, meaning "to choose."
Ellery - Variant spelling of English unisex Hillary, meaning "joyful;happy." 
Ela -   Pet form of Polish Elżbieta, meaning "God is my oath."
Ellenor - Variant spelling of English Eleanor, meaning "foreign; the other."
Eliab - Anglicized form of Hebrew Eliyab, meaning "my God is Father." In the bible, this is the name of a leader of the tribe of Zebulun.
Elva - Pet form of Middle English Elvina, meaning "elf friend."
Élise - French form of German Elise, meaning "God is my oath." 
Eleftherios - Variant spelling of Greek Eleutherios, meaning "the liberator."
Élisabeth - French form of Greek Elisabet, meaning "God is my oath."
Eleutherios - Greek name meaning "the liberator." In mythology, this is the name by which Dionysos and Eros were sometimes referred.
Elina - Finnish form of Greek Helénē, possibly meaning "torch."
Eliav - Variant spelling of Hebrew Eliyab, meaning "my God is Father." 
Eliakim - Greek form of Hebrew Elyaqiym, meaning "God will establish." In the New Testament bible, this is the name of the eldest son of Abiud. 
Elin - Scandinavian form of Greek Helénē, possibly meaning "torch."
Elene - Modern form of Greek Helénē, possibly meaning "torch."
Eleri - Welsh legend name of the daughter of Brychan, possibly derived from the name of a river, from the word alar, meaning "more than full; overflowing."
Elinor - Variant spelling of English Eleanor, meaning "foreign; the other."
Elya - Yiddish form of Hebrew Eliyahu, meaning "the Lord is my God."
Elizabeth - Anglicized form of Greek Elisabet, meaning "God is my oath." 
Elvis - Perhaps an English form of Scandinavian Alvis, meaning "all wise."
Elfreda - Middle English form of Anglo-Saxon Ælfþryð, meaning "elfin strength." 
Eliane -   English form of French Éliane, meaning "sun."
Elric - Middle English form of Anglo-Saxon Ælfric, meaning "elf ruler."
Elliott - Variant spelling of English Elliot, meaning "the Lord is my God."
Elen - Welsh form of Greek Helénē, possibly meaning "torch."
Ely - Short form of Hebrew Eliyahu, meaning "the Lord is my God."
Elwin - Variant spelling of Middle English Alwin, meaning "elf friend." 
Elpis - Greek name meaning "expectation, hope." In mythology, this is the name of a spirit of hope. She, along with other daimons, was trapped in a jar by Zeus and put in the care of Pandora. Her Latin name is Spes.
Elisa - Pet form of German Elisabeth, meaning "God is my oath."
Elliot - English surname transferred to forename use, originally a Norman French diminutive form of Old French Élie, meaning "the Lord is my God."
Eleonora - Italian form of Provençal Aliénor, meaning "foreign; the other."
Elnatan - Variant spelling of Hebrew Elnathan, meaning "God has given" or "whom God gave."
Elayne - English variant spelling of French Elaine, possibly meaning "torch."
Elly - Variant spelling of English Ellie, meaning "foreign; the other."
Eloisa - Italian and Spanish form of Latin Elwisia, meaning "hale-wide; very healthy and sound." 
Elikapeka - Hawaiian form of English Elizabeth, meaning "God is my oath."
Elian - Variant spelling of Welsh unisex Eilian, probably meaning "second, a moment in time." 
Elmas - Turkish name meaning "diamond."
Elvira - Spanish form of Visigothic Aliwera, meaning "foreign true."
Eliezar - Variant spelling of Hebrew Eliezer, meaning "God has helped."
Eliott - Variant spelling of English Elliot, meaning "the Lord is my God."
Elouise - Variant spelling of English Eloise, meaning "hale-wide; very healthy and sound." 
Elmo - Italian name of Germanic origin, derived from the element helm, meaning "helmet, protection." 
Eliud -   Anglicized form of Greek Elioud, meaning "God his glory." In the New Testament bible, this is the name of an ancestor of Christ.
Elmira - Contracted form of Spanish Edelmira, meaning "nobly famous." In use by the English, as is its variant Almira.
Elihud - Hebrew name meaning "my God is majestic."
Elazar - Hebrew name meaning "god has helped." In the bible, this is the name of several characters, including a high priest son of Aaron. In use by the Basques.
Elioud - Greek name meaning "God his glory." In the New Testament bible, this is the name of an ancestor of Christ.
Elisha - Anglicized form of Hebrew Eliysha, meaning "God is salvation." In the bible, this is the name of the prophet who succeeded Elijah.
Elishua - Anglicized form of Hebrew Eliyshuwa, meaning "my God is savior." In the bible, this is the name of a son of King David.
Elvin - Variant spelling of Middle English Elwin, meaning "elf friend."
Elea - Short form of English Eleanor, meaning "foreign; the other."
Eldis - Variant spelling of Old English Aldous, probably meaning "from the old house." 
Ellil - Akkadian form of Sumerian Enlil, the name of the chief deity of the Babylonian religion, meaning "Lord Wind," or more literally "Lord of the Command."
Eleanore - Variant spelling of English Eleanor, meaning "foreign; the other."
Eladio - Spanish form of Latin Helladius, meaning "of Greece."
Eliasz - Polish form of Greek Elias, meaning "the Lord is my God."
Elisaveta - Bulgarian form of Greek Elisabet, meaning "God is my oath."
Eldred - Middle English form of Anglo-Saxon Ealdred, meaning "old advisor."
Eligio - Italian form of Latin Eligius, meaning "to choose."
Eleonor - Variant spelling of English Eleanor, meaning "foreign; the other."
Elianus - Variant spelling of the Roman Latin Ælianus, meaning "sun."
Eleni - Variant spelling of Greek Elene, possibly meaning "torch."
Eldous - Variant spelling of Old English Aldous, probably meaning "from the old house." 
Eldric - Variant spelling of German Aldrick, meaning"old ruler; long time ruler."
Elpalet - Anglicized form of Hebrew Eliyphelet, meaning "my God is deliverance." 
Élder - Variant spelling of Portuguese Hélder, meaning "slanting surface."
Elspeth - Scottish Gaelic form of Greek Elisabet, meaning "God is my oath."
Elizaveta - Russian form of Greek Elisabet, meaning "God is my oath." Also spelled Yelizaveta.
Elli -   Pet form of Finnish Eleonoora, meaning "foreign; the other."
Elyan - Perhaps a masculine form of Welsh unisex Eilian, meaning "second, a moment in time." In Arthurian legend, this is the name of a Knight of the Round Table. He was the illegitimate son of Sir Bors, and cousin to Lancelot. He is noted for helpingto rescue Guinevere after her affair with Lancelot was exposed. He joinedLancelot in his exile. Also spelled Helyan.
Elle - Danish form of Greek Helénē, possibly meaning "torch."
Eliodoro - Italian form of Greek Heliodoros, meaning "gift of the sun."
Elfriede - German equivalent of Anglo-Saxon Ælfþryð, meaning "elfin strength." 
Elżbieta - Polish form of Greek Elisabet, meaning "God is my oath."
Eldridge - Variant spelling of English Aldridge, meaning "noble ruler."
Elwisia - Latin form of medieval French Helewise, meaning "hale-wide; very healthy and sound." 
Elgar - Variant spelling of Middle English Algar, meaning "elf spear." 
Eligius - Latin name derived from the word eligere, meaning "to choose."
Elisavet - Variant spelling of Greek Elisabet, meaning "God is my oath." 
Elger - Variant spelling of English Algar, meaning "elf spear."
Elbridge - English name composed of the Old English elements eald "old" and bric "bridge," hence "old bridge." This was the name of the fifth vice president of the United States, Elbridge Thomas Gerry.
Elspet - Variant spelling of Scottish Elspeth, meaning "God is my oath."
Eligiusz - Polish form of Latin Eligius, meaning "to choose."
Eldwen - Variant spelling of Middle English Eldwin, meaning "old friend."
Elrond - Tolkien literary name meaning "star dome."
Elior - Hebrew name meaning "my God is light."
Elario - Variant spelling of Italian Ilario, meaning "joyful, happy."
Eleutherius - Latin form of Greek Eleutherios, meaning "the liberator." In mythology, this is the name by which Dionysus and Cupid (Eros) were sometimes referred.
Elanor - From the name of a Tolkien character, meaning "star sun."
Elyakum - Anglicized form of Hebrew Elyaqiym or Greek Eliakim, meaning "God will establish."
Elettra - Italian form of Latin Electra, meaning "bright, shining."
Elodia - Spanish form of Visigothic Alodia, meaning "foreign wealth."
Elyzabeth - Variant spelling of English Elizabeth, meaning "God is my oath."
Elfrieda - Variant spelling of Middle English Elfreda, meaning "elfin strength."
Eloxochitl - Nahuatl name meaning "magnolia."
Elektra - Greek name meaning "bright, shining." In mythology, this is the name of a Pleiad, an Oceanid, and the sister of Orestes who helped him kill their mother Clytemnestra.
Elsabeth - Contracted form of German Elisabeth, meaning "God is my oath." 
Elqanah - Hebrew name meaning either "God has created" or "God has possessed." In the bible, this is the name of many characters, including one of the sons of Korah.
Elkan - Yiddish form of Hebrew Elqanah, meaning either "God has created" or "God has possessed."
Elfleda - Medieval English form of Anglo-Saxon Æthelflæd, meaning "noble beauty." 
Eluwilussit - Native American Algonquin name meaning "holy one."
Elfa - Variant spelling of Middle English Elva, meaning "elf friend."
Elfi - Pet form of German Elfriede, meaning "elf strength."
Elyacaph - Hebrew name meaning "God increases the family." In the bible, this is the name of a leader of the tribe of Gad.
Elpida - Feminine form of Greek Elpidios, meaning "hope."
Elpaal - Hebrew name meaning "God has wrought." In the bible, this is the name of a member of the tribe of Benjamin.
Elldrich - Variant form of German Aldrick, meaning"old ruler; long time ruler."
Elke -   Diminutive form of Old High German Adalheid, meaning "noble sort."
Elisheba - Variant spelling of Hebrew Elisheva, meaning "God is my oath."
Elisud - Welsh name derived from the word elus, meaning "kind."
Eluned - Variant spelling of Old Welsh Eiluned, meaning "idol, image."
Elfrida - Variant spelling of Middle English Elfreda, meaning "elfin strength."
Ellar - Modern form of Scottish Eallair, meaning "superior of a church cell."
Elioenai - Anglicized form of Hebrew Elyehoweynay, meaning "unto God are my eyes." In the bible, this is the name of many characters, including a priest and a Korahite temple doorkeeper.
Eliora - Feminine form of Hebrew Elior, meaning "my God is light."
Elyasaf - Anglicized form of Hebrew Elyacaph, meaning "God increases the family." In the bible, this is the name of a leader of the tribe of Gad.
Elkana - Variant spelling of English Elkanah, meaning either "God has created" or "God has possessed."
Eleuterio - Portuguese and Spanish form of Latin Eleutherius, meaning "the liberator."
Elimelech - Anglicized form of Hebrew Eliymelek, meaning "my God is King." In the bible, this is the name of the husband of Naomi.
Elpidius - Latin form of Greek Elpidios, meaning "hope."
Elek - Hungarian form of Latin Alexius, meaning "defender."
Elsie - Pet form of German Elsabeth, meaning "God is my oath." 
Elspie - Pet form of of Scottish Elspeth, meaning "God is my oath."
Elidyr - Welsh name meaning "brass, bronze." 
Eliyab - Hebrew name meaning "my God is Father." In the bible, this is the name of several characters, including a leader of the tribe of Zebulun.
Elof - Swedish form of Old Norse Eileifr, meaning "ever-heir."
Ellis -   Anglicized form of Welsh Elisud, meaning "kind."
Ellger - Variant spelling of Middle English Elger, meaning "elf spear."
Elyakim - Anglicized form of Hebrew Elyaqiym or Greek Eliakim, meaning "God will establish."
Élie - Old French form of Hebrew Eliyah, meaning "the Lord is my God."
Eliyyahu - Variant spelling of Hebrew Eliyahu, meaning "the Lord is my God."
Eleonoora - Finnish form of Provençal Aliénor, meaning "foreign; the other."
Elvina - Feminine form of Middle English Elvin, meaning "elf friend."
Elwood - English surname transferred to forename use, possibly composed of the Old English elements ellern "elder tree" and wudu "wood," hence "elder tree forest." 
Eldwin - Variant spelling of Middle English Aldwin, meaning "old friend."
Eleftheria - Feminine form of Greek Eleftherios, meaning "the liberator."
Eluf - Danish form of Old Norse Eileifr, meaning "ever-heir."
Elpidios - Greek name derived from the word elpis, meaning "hope."
Elba - English name borrowed from the name of an Italian island where Napoleon was exiled, derived from Latin Ilva, from Greek Aethale, meaning "soot, grime."
Elizabeta - Slovene form of Greek Elisabet, meaning "God is my oath."
Elisabete - Portuguese form of Greek Elisabet, meaning "God is my oath."
El - Hebrew word and name for "God."
Else - Pet form of German Elsabeth, meaning "God is my oath." 
Elam - Anglicized form of Hebrew Eylam, meaning "boundless time, eternity." In the bible, this is the name of many characters, including the eldest son of Shem. 
Eliisabet - Estonian form of Greek Elisabet, meaning "God is my oath."
Eligia - Feminine form of Polish Eligiusz, meaning "to choose." 
Eliisa - Finnish form of Greek Elisabet, meaning "God is my oath."
Eliina - Finnish form of Greek Helénē, possibly meaning "torch."
Eljas - Finnish form of Greek Elias, meaning "the Lord is my God." 
Eliysheba - Hebrew name meaning "God is my oath." In the Old Testament bible, this is the name of the wife of Aaron. 
Eleder - Basque name meaning "eloquent."
Eliyahu - Variant form of Hebrew Eliyah, meaning "the Lord is my God."
Elbert - English variant spelling of French Albert, meaning "bright nobility."
Elysia - From Greek Pedion Elysion, the name of the heavenly fields of Elysia, a section of the Underworld mentioned in Greek mythology. The mythological place name may have evolved from the designation of a place, or person, struck by lightning (enelysion, enelysios); if so, the name means "lightning-struck."
Elorri - Basque name meaning "thorn."
Eldad - Hebrew name meaning "beloved of God" or "friend of God." In the bible, this is the name of one of the two Israelites whose prophecies Joshua complained about to Moses.
Eliseo - Italian and Spanish form of Hebrew Eliysha, meaning "God is salvation."
Ellgar - Variant spelling of Middle English Elgar, meaning "elf spear."
Eliyah - Hebrew name meaning "the Lord is my God." In the bible, this is the name of several characters, including the prophet who lived during the reign of Ahab.
Eldreda - Feminine form of Middle English Eldred, meaning "old advisor."
Eleuia - Nahuatl unisex name meaning "wish."
Elpidio - Italian and Spanish form of Latin Elpidius, meaning "hope."
Elada -   Lithuanian form of Latin Helladius, meaning "of Greece."
Elishat - Phoenician name meaning "wanderer." In mythology, this is the name of a queen of Carthage who fell in love with Aeneas, and set herself on fire when he left her. She is also known by the Greek names Dido and Elissa.
Elyehoweynay - Hebrew name meaning "unto God are my eyes." In the bible, this is the name of many characters, including a priest and a Korahite temple doorkeeper.
Elbie - Pet form of English Elbert, meaning "bright nobility."
Eldrich - Variant spelling of German Aldrick, meaning"old ruler; long time ruler."
Ellen - Originally a variant spelling of English Helen, possibly meaning "torch." Now considered an independent name.
Elihu - Anglicized form of Hebrew Eliyhuw, meaning "He is my God." In the bible, this is the name of many characters, including a friend of Job.
Elixabete - Basque form of Greek Elisabet, meaning "God is my oath."
Eliška - Pet form of Czech Alžběta, meaning "God is my oath."
Elweard - Variant spelling of Middle English Aylward, meaning "elf guard" or "noble guard."
Eliyhuw -  Hebrew name meaning "He is my God." In the bible, this is the name of many characters, including a friend of Job.
Eléonore - Variant form of French Provençal Aliénor, meaning "foreign; the other."
Elissa -   Greek form of Phoenician Elishat, the myth name of a queen of Carthage who fell in love with Aeneas, and set herself on fire when he left her. She is also known by the name Dido.
Eleuia - Nahuatl unisex name meaning "wish."
Elian - Variant spelling of Welsh unisex Eilian, probably meaning "second, a moment in time." 
Eliáš - Czech form of Greek Elias, meaning "the Lord is my God." 
Elias - Greek form of Hebrew Eliyah, meaning "the Lord is my God." In the bible, this is the name of several characters, including the prophet who lived during the reign of Ahab.
Ella - Middle English form of Anglo-Saxon Ælla, meaning "all, universal." Compare with feminine Ella.
Eleonore - German form of French Eléonore, meaning "foreign; the other."
Ellery - From an Old English place name meaning "island of elder trees." 
Eliana (hebrew - אֶלִיעַנָה): Feminine form of Latin Elianus, meaning "sun." 
Eloi - Portuguese form of Latin Eligius, meaning "to choose."
Eloy - Spanish and Portuguese form of Latin Eligius, meaning "to choose."
Elisabet (greek - Ἐλισάβετ):  Greek form of Hebrew Elisheva, meaning "God is my oath."
Elisabeth -   Anglicized form of Greek Elisabet (Hebrew Eliysheba), meaning "God is my oath." In the Old Testament bible, this is the name of the wife of Aaron. In the New Testament, it is the name of the mother of John the Baptist. 
Elise - Pet form of German Elisabeth, meaning "God is my oath." 
Eloise - English form of French Éloise, meaning "hale-wide; very healthy and sound." 

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