Ellie - girls name

Ellie name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 99%

Ellie name meaning:

The name Ellie is a diminutive or nickname derived from several different names, including Eleanor, Ellen, and Elizabeth. It originated from the Greek name Helene, meaning "light" or "torch." Ellie carries a sense of brightness, radiance, and illumination. It symbolizes the qualities of warmth, intelligence, and creativity.

People named Ellie are often seen as friendly, outgoing, and approachable. They have a natural ability to make others feel comfortable and at ease. Ellie is also associated with being intuitive and empathetic, allowing her to connect with others on a deeper level. Furthermore, Ellie is known to possess a strong sense of determination and ambition, always striving to achieve her goals.

Overall, Ellie is a beautiful name that carries positive connotations. It represents a person who brings light and joy to those around them, while also embodying qualities of intelligence, warmth, and ambition.

Origin: Greek

Form of Eleanor. Light.

Related names

Eleanor , Eilionoir, Eleanora , Elena , Elie , Ellen , Ellie , Elnora, Leonor , Leonore, Nelida, Norah

Other girls names beginning with E


Overall UK ranking: 78 out of 5581

638 recorded births last year

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    Regional popularity

    Ranking for this name in various UK regions

  • Scotland (21)
  • England (78)

Historical popularity of Ellie

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