Once considered a short form of Elijah, Eli is now recognized as an individual name in its own right. Famous namesakes include Super Bowl winner Eli Manning and inventor Eli Whitney. High-profile parents with sons named Eli include Twilight author Stephenie Meyer, actor Jeffrey Tambor, comedian Rachel Dratch, actor Coby Bell and journalist Campbell Brown. Country artist Jack Ingram has a daughter named Eli.
Wondering who else shares this name? Check out these well known people who made this baby name famous.
- Eli ClarkBassist
- Eli LillyScientist
- Eli ManningFootball Player
- Eli TokashBroadway Performer
- Eli WhitneyInventor
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