Ellery - girls name

Ellery name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 51%

Ellery name meaning:

The name Ellery is of English origin and has a rich history. It is derived from the Old English name Alaric, which means "ruler of all" or "ruler of all people." The name Ellery has a strong and powerful connotation, suggesting leadership and authority.

People named Ellery are often seen as intelligent, confident, and ambitious. They have a natural ability to take charge and make decisions, which makes them excellent leaders. They are also known to be charismatic and persuasive, able to influence others with their words and actions. With their strong sense of responsibility and determination, individuals with the name Ellery often achieve great success in their chosen endeavors.

In addition to its historical significance, the name Ellery also has a modern and trendy appeal. It has gained popularity as a unisex name, suitable for both boys and girls. This adds a sense of uniqueness and versatility to the name, making it an attractive choice for parents looking for a name that stands out but still carries a strong meaning.

Origin: German

One who lives near the elder tree.


Unisex names

Related names

Ellery , Ellary

Other girls names beginning with E


Overall UK ranking: 2711 out of 5581

9 recorded births last year

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Historical popularity of Ellery

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