Ely is a boy name and means high. It is a Hebrew name and its pronunciation is \e-ly\. Other similar names and variants include: Bly, Eleazar, Elijah, Erly, Ewy, Sly. Ely is not a popular first name for men but a very popular surname or last name for both men and women (#2726 out of 88799).
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Based on our intensive research on international Census data we identified the number of babies named Ely over the years and Ely's popularity rank:

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Ely Galleani
Ely Galleani
  • No. of movies: 5

Senza ragione

Directed by: Silvio Narizzano

Starring: Franco Nero, Telly Savalas, Mark Lester, Ely Galleani

Baba Yaga

Baba Yaga

Directed by: Corrado Farina

Starring: Carroll Baker, George Eastman, Isabelle De Funès, Ely Galleani

Cugine mie

Directed by: Marcello Avallone

Starring: Franca Gonella, Ely Galleani, Christiana Borghi, Nieves Navarro

Emanuelle in Bangkok

Directed by: Joe D'Amato

Starring: Laura Gemser, Gabriele Tinti, Ely Galleani, Ivan Rassimov

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Frequently Asked Questions

Is Ely a popular name?

Over the years Ely was most popular in 1918. According to the latest US census information Ely ranks #2264th while according to famousnames.vip Ely ranks #4th.

How popular is the name Ely?

According to the US census in 2018, 64 boys were born named Ely, making Ely the #2608th name more popular among boy names. In 1918 Ely had the highest rank with 37 boys born that year with this name.

How common is the name Ely?

Ely is #2608th in the ranking of most common names in the United States according to he US Census.

When was the name Ely more popular ?

The name Ely was more popular in 1918 with 37 born in that year.

When was the last time a baby was named Ely

The last time a baby was named Ely was in 2020, based on US Census data.

How many people born in 2020 are named Ely?

In 2020 there were 64 baby boys named Ely.

Who is a famous person named Ely?

There a several famous people named Ely, for example actor Ely Galleani.

Who is a famous actor/actress named Ely?

A famous actor/actress named Ely is Ely Galleani, starring in 4 movies, including Senza ragione and Baba Yaga.