Elis m

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Male Male Name
This name is used both as a female and a male name. See Elis f for the female version.


Old Norse Old Norse
Sweden Swedish
Finland Finnish
Denmark Danish
Norway Norwegian
Iceland Icelandic
Faroe Islands Faroese

Origin and Meaning

Short form of Elias [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6]

Related Names

See Elias

Patronyms (male)

Elisarson Faroe Islands Iceland
Elisen Norway
Elisinpoika Finland
Elison Norway Sweden
Elissen Norway
Elisson Faroe Islands Iceland Norway Sweden

Patronyms (female)

Elisardóttir Faroe Islands Iceland
Elisdatter Norway
Elisintytär Finland
Elisdotter Sweden
Elisdóttir Faroe Islands Iceland


Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Elis
Genitive: Elis'
Faroe Islands - Faroese
Nominative: Elis
Accusative: Elis
Dative: Elisi
Genitive: Elisar
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Elis
Genitive: Eliksen
Partitive: Elistä
Iceland - Icelandic
Nominative: Elis
Accusative: Elis
Dative: Elis
Genitive: Elisar
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Elis
Genitive: Elis'
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Elis
Genitive: Elis'

Name Days

Faroe Islands Faroe Islands

12 July

Finland (Swedish Language)Finland (Swedish Language) Finland (Swedish Language)

9 April

Sweden Sweden

17 April

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

Strongest Period of Usage

Predominant Regional Usage


  • Elis Schröderheim (26th March, 1747 - 30th August, 1795), Swedish civil servant and member of Svenska Akademien


Name Count per Country

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Female ♀ Male ♂
Sweden Sweden[7]
37 77 2809 6664
Denmark Denmark[8]
46 n.a. 42 n.a.
Norway Norway[9]
26 n.a. 27 n.a.
Iceland Iceland[10]
0 0 5 9
Finland Finland[11]
n.a. 50 n.a. 4523
  #: count of main first name only
  &: count of both main and additional first names
Name counts are approximate as statistics normally is not published
for names given to less than 3 or 5 persons per country.


Statistics as male name

Recent statistics trend[7][8][9][11]:Name statistics for Elis(m)

Sources: [7] [8] [9] [11]

Sources: [7] [8] [9] [11]


  1. Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  2. Wilfried Seibicke: Historisches Deutsches Vornamenbuch (Band 1-4)
  3. Árni Dahl: Navnabókin (2005)
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 Eva Villarsen Meldgaard: Den store navnebog (2004)
  5. 5.0 5.1 Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  6. 6.0 6.1 Eva Brylla: Förnamn i Sverige (2004)
  7. 7.0 7.1 7.2 7.3 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  8. 8.0 8.1 8.2 8.3 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  9. 9.0 9.1 9.2 9.3 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  10. Hagstofa Íslands, National statistics office of Iceland, http://www.hagstofan.is/
  11. 11.0 11.1 11.2 11.3 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi