Name Ellis – origin and meaning

The first name Ellis is female and male.

Origin of Ellis

The unisex name Ellis derived from the name Elijah and is an Anglicized form of the old Welsh name Elisud. The female name Ellis is a short form of Elizabeth or a variant of Ellice.

Meaning of Ellis

The male name means “kind” (from Welsh “elus). The female name means “my God is abundance” and “noble person”.


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