Origin:Hebrew
Popularity:4396
Meaning:high
Short and sweet, baby will have an easy time learning to spell the name Ely in school. This Hebrew boy's name means "high" and "ascension," so you can teach baby that the sky is the limit when it comes to his future. It comes from the Hebrew verb êlı̂y, which means "ascension." You might also be familiar with this name's alternative spelling of Eli, which is featured in the Book of Samuel as the name of a high priest.

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