Meaning of Elli
Elli is a Finnish name for boys and girls
The meaning is `sunray, shining light
The name Elli is most commonly given to Norwegian girls. (4 times more often than to American girls.)
Although in most countries Elli is a name given to girls. In the United States, 1 out of 58 Elli`s are boys.
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?
The name sounds like:
Alli, Ellie, Elle, Elly, Eli, Ellia, Ulli
Similar names are:
Bethan, Liese, Liesa, Lili, Lisette, Elizabeth, Betsy, Tetty, Betty, Bettie, Bessie, Bette, Elsie, Lizzie, Lizzy, Libby, Else