Ellyn - girls name

Ellyn name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 29%

Ellyn name meaning:

The name Ellyn is a variation of the name Ellen, which is derived from the Greek name Helen. The name Helen has a rich history and is associated with various meanings and legends. In Greek mythology, Helen of Troy was widely considered to be the most beautiful woman in the world. This association with beauty has lent a similar connotation to the name Ellyn.

The name Ellyn can also be linked to the meaning "light" or "bright." This interpretation reflects qualities such as intelligence, positivity, and radiance. The name Ellyn could therefore be seen as representative of a person who brings light and brightness to those around them.

Overall, the name Ellyn carries a sense of beauty, light, and positivity. It is a name that conveys both a strong history and a sense of optimism, making it a meaningful choice for a girl's name.

Origin: English

Variant of Helen: Means Light or most beautiful woman.

Related names

Helen , Aleen , Aleena , Alena , Alene, Aline , Allena, Allene, Calina, Eileen , Elaina , Elan , Elayna , Eleonora , Eleonore , Elinor , Ellaine, Ellayne, Elleen, Ellena , Ellene, Ellyn , Elynn, Helaine, Helena , Helene, Helli, Kirochka, Leana , Leann, Leanna , Leeann, Leeanne, Leianna, Leyda, Loyda, Lyda, Olena, Yalenchka, Yalens, Yelena

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Overall UK ranking: 3961 out of 5581

5 recorded births last year

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Historical popularity of Ellyn

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