Name Ellis Origin, meaning, pronunciation & popularity of the name Ellis


Ellis is a ♀ girl’s name and a ♂ boy’s name. Ellis thus belongs to the gender-neutral unisex names.

What is the origin of the name Ellis?

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

What does the name Ellis mean?

The unisex name Ellis means “my God is Yahweh” (from Elijah) and “kind” (from Welsh “elus). The female name Ellis means “God is abundance”, “God is my oath” (from Elizabeth) and “noble person” (from Ellice.

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Popularity of the name Ellis

The name Ellis is ranked #2171 overall.

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