Ellen meaning, origin, history | Meaning of name

Name: Ellen No. of characters: 5 Gender: Girl Origin of Ellen: Old Greek
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.

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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.

Names that rhyme with Ellen Adalen, Addylen, Adilen, Adlen, Adylen, Ailen, Alen, Allen, Anabelen, Arlen, Ashlen, Avelen, Ayelen, Aylen, Bailen, Balen, Baylen, Belen, Bethellen, BilenFamous people named Ellen
Ellen McLaughlin in Junior as Actress
Ellen Crouch in Captain Trips as Actress
Laura Mellencamp in Married... with Prom Queen: The Sequel as Actress
Mary Ellen St. Aubin in I Married a Munchkin as
Ellen Horn in Den brysomme mannen as Actress
Mary Ellen Schneider in Metal Gear Office as Actress
Ellen Rocche in O Candidato Honesto as Actress
Wendy Ellen in Best Seller/The Tomb as Actress
Ellen Rapoport in Episode #3.8 as Writer
Ellen Heuer in The Shawshank Redemption as Sound Department
Ellen Corby Ellen Hansen Corby was an American actress, who became known for the series The Waltons, where she shared credits with Ralph Waite, Richard Thomas, Michael Learned, Will Geer, Patricia Neal, and others.
Ellen Barkin acted in movie Drop Dead Gorgeous
Names like Ellen Ellen Namesakes Related Names: Ell, Ella, Ellabelle, Elladean, Ellagrace, Ellah, Ellaina, Ellaine, Ellajane, Ellajean, Ellajo, Ellakate, Ellamae, Ellamaria, Ellamarie, Ellamay, Ellan, Ellana, Ellanah, Ellani Posts having Ellen: Comments :Ellen is a female first name. The name Ellen is a short form of Eleonore or an English form of Helena. The meaning of the name Eleanor is unclear. Eleanor of Aquitaine, really old French Alienor, is the first known namesake. Known bearers of the name Ellen Allien- DJ and German producer, Ellen Bahl- French actress, Ellen Barkin- American actress, Ellen Barrett- American fitness instructor, Ellen Burstyn- American actress. - Charlsie Noone Popularity of Ellen

Updated on: July 11th, 2019
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