Ellen

♀ Name Ellen – origin, meaning & pronunciation of the name Ellen

Ellen is a ♀ female name.

Origin of Ellen

Ellen is an English and Danish short form of Helen and a diminutive of Eleonore.

Meaning of Ellen

Ellen means “torch” (from ancient Greek “helénē/ἑλένη”) and “beautiful”, “light”, “bright” and “shining” (from ancient Greek “hēlios/ἥλιος” = sun/sunlight/sunshine). The name is as well derived from ancient Greek “selēnē/σελήνη” meaning “moon”.

Pronunciation of Ellen

Alternate spelling of Ellen

Elen

Name Statistic: Ellen is ranked #2146 overall ↓ -61

  • 🇦🇹 Austria: 2234 ↓↓ -152
  • 🇦🇺 Australia: 3558 ↓↓ -230
  • 🇧🇪 Belgium: 2668 ↓↓ -257
  • 🇨🇦 Canada: 4172 ↓ -54
  • 🇨🇭 Switzerland: 1512 ↓ -78
  • 🇩🇪 Germany: 1289 ↓ -28
  • 🇩🇰 Denmark: 151 ↑ 6
  • 🇪🇸 Spain: 3036 ↑↑ 407
  • 🇫🇮 Finland: 244 ↑ 31
  • 🇫🇷 France: 3754 ↓↓ -107
  • 🇬🇧 Great Britain: 2066 ↓↓ -160
  • 🇮🇪 Ireland: 1210 ↑ 65
  • 🇱🇮 Liechtenstein: 8448 ↓ -63
  • 🇳🇱 Netherlands: 2677 ↓↓ -197
  • 🇳🇴 Norway: 1638 ↑ 21
  • 🇳🇿 New Zealand: 3109 ↓↓ -346
  • 🇵🇹 Portugal: 5503 ↓↓ -545
  • 🇸🇪 Sweden: 1009 ↑ 16
  • 🇺🇸 United States: 2830 ↓↓ -214

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