Ellis - boys name

Ellis name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 98%

Ellis name meaning:

The name Ellis is derived from the Greek name Elias, which means "Yahweh is my God." It is a popular name for both boys and girls and has a strong, masculine feel to it. In recent years, the name Ellis has gained popularity as a standalone name for boys.

Ellis is a name that exudes strength, resilience, and determination. Boys named Ellis are often seen as confident and ambitious individuals. They are likely to possess natural leadership qualities and have a strong sense of responsibility. Ellis is a name that is often associated with success and achievement.

Boys named Ellis are also known for their intelligence and analytical thinking. They have a natural curiosity and a thirst for knowledge, making them excellent problem solvers. Ellis is a name that suggests someone who is calm, composed, and able to handle difficult situations with ease.

Overall, the name Ellis carries positive connotations and represents a strong, capable individual who is destined for success.

Origin: Hebrew

Form of Elijah. Jehovah is God.


Surnames, Unisex names

Related names

Elijah , Elia , Elias , Eliasz , Eliot , Eliott , Eliya , Eliyahu , Eljah, Ellecia, Ellice, Elliot , Elliott , Ellis , Ellisha, Ellison , Ellyce, Elya , Elyce

Other boys names beginning with E


Overall UK ranking: 88 out of 4789

670 recorded births last year

Change in rank

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    Regional popularity

    Ranking for this name in various UK regions

  • Wales (70)
  • England (89)
  • Scotland (104)

Historical popularity of Ellis

The graph below shows the popularity of the boys's name Ellis from all the UK baby name statistics available. It's a quick easy way to see the trend for Ellis in 2024