Eli Name Meaning

Jewish: from a short form of Elia.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Meli, Celi, Ell, Gell, Egli, Li, Enis, Wali, Alix, Aldi

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Eli Family Origin

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Eli Family Occupations

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  • Seaman

    33%
  • Farmer

    17%
  • Mariner

    17%
  • Servant

    17%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Eli family was Servant. Seaman, Farmer and Mariner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Eli. The most common Eli occupation in Canada was Seaman. 33% of Eli's were Seamans.

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Eli Historical Records

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Eli Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1961 and 2004, Eli life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1965. The average life expectancy for Eli in 1961 was 54, and 68 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Eli

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