How to pronounce Ellen e-llen What does my name mean? Meaning of Ellen: Sun Ray, Shining, Form of Eleanor, Variant of Helen, Brightness, Mercy, Torch, Moon Elope, Moon, The Brig
Origin and Meaning
Baby name Ellen is female given name and originated as the English vernacular form of Helen. It is derived from Greek Helene meaning "bright, shining light" and the name Helen was closely similar with that of the sun god Helios. Some other scholars think that Ellen is derived from the European root svarana meaning "the shining one". The name was commonly used during the middle ages in England and by the time of 16th century Helen and Ellen were used interchangeably. Notable namesakes are Ellen Alaküla, an Estonian actress; Ellen Allien, a German electronic musician and music producer; Ellen McLain, American voice actress and Ellen Osiier, a Danish Olympic fencing foil champion.
Ellen was ranked 768 in 1993 US male names list and elevated by 0.90% from its previous ranking of 775 in 1990. Ellen was ranked 584 in 2015 list of US girls name and dropped by 4.66% from its previous ranking of 558 in 2014. Anglo-Saxon form of Helen. Comes from the Greek "Hele" Means "bright sunshine" If Day August 18.. Friendly but not always easy to live with on a daily basis,Ellenare sentimental. Their very strong emotion makes them somewhat capricious. Ellen tend to live in the imagination and flee the realities of the daily grind. Sweet, large dreamy, imaginative, charming, elegant, clever, this is what qualifies as those women who are fond of sweet words and hugs.
Full form of Ellen : Eager Level-Headed Light-Hearted Eccentric Naive
Ellen is a very very popular first name for a girl in England & Wales which is popular since 1996 and ranked 348 in 2014. Around 8028 people wear Ellen as their first name. Ellen is a very consistent name over the past 18 years.
Ellen is a very very popular first name for a girl in United States which is popular since 1880 and ranked 584 (0.010121% bearer) in 2015 in US. Around 272836 people wear Ellen as their first name. Ellen is a rare first name for a boy in United States which is a rare name since 1884 and ranked 584 (0.010121% bearer) in 2015 in US. Only 272836 people have Ellen as their first name. Ellen is not a native United States and Ellen may be came from another language or is a short form of some other name. 0.076322% of people in US have this given name.Complete history of Ellen
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Expression number of Ellen is 3.
Ellen are lively, imaginative, enthusiastic and optimistic. Ellen are expressive and inspire others wherever they go. Ellen possess great verbal skills which make them good comedian, artist or writer.
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