Origin: Heb elul, akin to Akkadian elul, elūlu, month name and festival of that month; ? also akin to Aram ʼalal, he brought in
See Elul in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Hebrew ’ĕlûl
Origin: , from Akkadian elūlu, a month name
Origin: , probably from elēlu, to become pure, become holy; see ḥll in Semitic roots.