Eliel Name Meaning & Origin

Eliel

Pronunciation: eh-lee-EHL, EE-lee-ehl (key)

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Comments and insights on the name Eliel: | Edit

Eliel and Ellie are anagrams of each other; they contain the same letters.

Eliel has gained some popularity in Finland as a trendy "old-fashionable" name in the mid 2000s.

eh-lee-EHL is the Spanish pronunciation; would love to see the Finnish pronunciation.

The Finnish pronunciation is EE-lee-ehl.

Personal experiences with the name Eliel: | Edit

Thats my baby boys middle name! I love this name so much it has a beautiful meaning. I know its hard for some people to pronounce it right but as long my son gets his name down thats all that matters.

My first name is Eliel, growing up with it was not very fun. Majority of the people could not pronounce it; they would butcher the hell out of it. If they couldn't pronounce it, they would just call me Elliot or Ely or something similar like Ariel. As an adult I appreciate my name and the meaning and it is a GREAT conversation starter with people you do not know when they ask for your name. Till this day I have not met anyone in person with the same name. The only issue I experience frequently is at work. I send e-Mails and I always, 8/10 times get a response with MS., they assume ELIEL is a girls name. Other than that I love my name.

Nicknames for Eliel: | Edit

Eli

Meanings and history of the name Eliel: | Edit

From the Hebrew name meaning "My God is God".

Famous real-life people named Eliel: | Edit

Architect Eliel Saarinen (1873-1950), Finnish born architect who became famous by designing the Finnish Pavillion at the World fair in 1900 together with Gesellius and Lindgren. He made a career in the US after moving there in 1923. He is the father of the furniture designer Eero Saarinen.

Eliel in song, story & screen: | Edit

Eliel Lind Osorio (born January 7, 1981 in Rio Grande, Puerto Rico), best known only as Eliel, is a reggaeton producer. His partnership with Don Omar has led him to critical acclaim and commercial success.

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