Elly - girls name

Elly name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 61%

Elly name meaning:

The name Elly is a variant of the name Ellie, which is derived from the name Eleanor. Eleanor is of Old French origin and has Germanic roots, with the elements "alain" meaning "other" and "hari" meaning "army." Therefore, the name Elly can be interpreted as "one who is like no other" or "she who is unique."

Elly is a charming and endearing name for a girl, evoking a sense of individuality and distinction. Those named Elly are often seen as creative, independent, and original. They possess a charismatic and magnetic personality that draws people towards them. They tend to have a strong sense of self and are not easily swayed by others' opinions. Ellys are often admired for their ability to think outside the box and come up with innovative ideas. They have a natural affinity for artistic pursuits and may excel in fields such as writing, painting, or music. Overall, the name Elly carries a sense of strength, uniqueness, and creativity.

Origin: English

Abbreviation of Eleanor and Ellen.

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Overall UK ranking: 2201 out of 5581

12 recorded births last year

Change in rank

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    Regional popularity

    Ranking for this name in various UK regions

  • Scotland (1490)

Historical popularity of Elly

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