Meaning of Elli

Elli is a Finnish name for girls.
The meaning is `sunray, shining light`
The name Elli is most commonly given to Norwegian girls. (5 times more often than to English and Welsh girls.)
Elli is given to boys and girls in Verenigde Staten

It is short for:

Lisbet, Liesel, Lisbeth, Liesl, Elspeth, Elspet, Lisa, Beth, Liza, Lise, Elise, Eliza, Lizbeth, Elissa, Bess



If it's too long you might use:

Lis, Ilse, Liz



What do they use in other countries?

Elan
Leni (German)
Laine
Lain
Ilja
Lean (Irish)
Nell (English)
Alane
Alin
Ellie (English)
Elly (English)
Nelly (English)
Elien
Elienai
Alayna (English)
Ilke (Hungarian)



The name sounds like:

Alli, Ellie, Elle, Elly, Eli, Ellia, Ulli



Similar names are:

Ellin, Ellsi



See also:

Bethan, Liese, Liesa, Lili, Lisette, Elizabeth, Betsy, Tetty, Betty, Bettie, Bessie, Bette, Elsie, Lizzie, Lizzy, Libby, Else

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