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Elif

Hearteh-lif
Turkish and Arabic, first letter in the alphabet

Elif Origin and Meaning

The name Elif is a girl's name of Arab origin.
This is the Turkish form of Alif, the name of the first letter of the Arabic alphabet. Actor Natalie Portman gave another spelling to her son, Aleph. In Turkey, Elif is unisex but especially popular for girls – it's been a Top 5 choice there since the early 1990s. Elif can also mean "slender", from the Turkish phrase elif gibi, literally "shaped like Elif."
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