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

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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 “helánē/ἑλάνη”) and “beautiful”, “light”, “bright” and “shining” (from ancient Greek “hēlios/ἥλιος” = sun/sunlight/sunshine).

Pronunciation of Ellen

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