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

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Name Statistic: Ellen is ranked #2120 overall ↓ -35

  • 🇦🇹 Austria: 2192 ↓↓ -110
  • 🇦🇺 Australia: 3533 ↓↓ -205
  • 🇧🇪 Belgium: 2717 ↓↓ -306
  • 🇨🇦 Canada: 4086 ↑ 32
  • 🇨🇭 Switzerland: 1501 ↓ -67
  • 🇩🇪 Germany: 1275 ↓ -14
  • 🇩🇰 Denmark: 150 ↑ 7
  • 🇪🇸 Spain: 3153 ↑↑ 290
  • 🇫🇮 Finland: 266 ↑ 9
  • 🇫🇷 France: 3736 ↓ -89
  • 🇬🇧 Great Britain: 2017 ↓↓ -111
  • 🇮🇪 Ireland: 1211 ↑ 64
  • 🇱🇮 Liechtenstein: 8374 ↑ 11
  • 🇳🇱 Netherlands: 2620 ↓↓ -140
  • 🇳🇴 Norway: 1663 ↓ -4
  • 🇳🇿 New Zealand: 3076 ↓↓ -313
  • 🇵🇹 Portugal: 5300 ↓↓ -342
  • 🇸🇪 Sweden: 998 ↑ 27
  • 🇺🇸 United States: 2761 ↓↓ -145

Ellen in the Top 50 Names

Name Ellen

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