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Ellie

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282k Ella
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How popular is the baby name Ellie in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born Ranking
1880 17 17 0
1881 27 27 0
1882 37 37 0
1883 31 24 7
1884 34 28 6
1885 31 25 6
1886 43 34 9
1887 44 39 5
1888 48 41 7
1889 34 34 0
1890 40 40 0
1891 50 38 12
1892 48 41 7
1893 55 47 8
1894 53 53 0
1895 44 37 7
1896 61 52 9
1897 50 44 6
1898 62 53 9
1899 53 48 5
1900 76 65 11
1901 60 60 0
1902 62 51 11
1903 54 48 6
1904 54 54 0
1905 61 54 7
1906 62 51 11
1907 65 56 9
1908 67 56 11
1909 52 38 14
1910 61 50 11
1911 54 47 7
1912 77 64 13
1913 94 81 13
1914 93 70 23
1915 118 90 28
1916 108 83 25
1917 105 84 21
1918 148 123 25
1919 116 89 27
1920 107 83 24
1921 102 84 18
1922 121 93 28
1923 108 82 26
1924 113 87 26
1925 113 91 22
1926 85 71 14
1927 93 66 27
1928 69 56 13
1929 70 54 16
1930 81 55 26
1931 53 43 10
1932 54 35 19
1933 61 46 15
1934 64 47 17
1935 59 44 15
1936 57 46 11
1937 66 48 18
1938 55 39 16
1939 50 38 12
1940 52 38 14
1941 56 45 11
1942 50 35 15
1943 56 36 20
1944 49 31 18
1945 53 42 11
1946 64 45 19
1947 52 42 10
1948 57 44 13
1949 45 37 8
1950 53 43 10
1951 53 43 10
1952 57 48 9
1953 70 59 11
1954 63 52 11
1955 69 62 7
1956 64 57 7
1957 53 53 0
1958 74 59 15
1959 67 67 0
1960 74 74 0
1961 72 60 12
1962 73 66 7
1963 83 76 7
1964 63 63 0
1965 68 60 8
1966 46 39 7
1967 47 41 6
1968 45 45 0
1969 53 53 0
1970 51 45 6
1971 30 30 0
1972 47 47 0
1973 61 55 6
1974 54 54 0
1975 76 70 6
1976 68 68 0
1977 60 60 0
1978 57 57 0
1979 81 81 0
1980 75 75 0
1981 81 81 0
1982 71 71 0
1983 76 71 5
1984 62 57 5
1985 48 48 0
1986 58 58 0
1987 87 87 0
1988 96 91 5
1989 128 128 0
1990 178 173 5
1991 168 168 0
1992 233 233 0
1993 255 255 0
1994 252 252 0
1995 359 359 0
1996 374 374 0
1997 429 429 0
1998 603 603 0
1999 708 708 0
2000 829 829 0
2001 905 905 0
2002 1,627 1,619 8
2003 1,736 1,728 8
2004 1,825 1,817 8
2005 1,888 1,888 0
2006 1,999 1,992 7
2007 2,010 2,010 0
2008 2,000 1,995 5
2009 2,233 2,233 0
2010 2,912 2,907 5
2011 3,060 3,060 0 #97 girl name
2012 3,390 3,383 7 #83 girl name
2013 3,757 3,757 0 #74 girl name
2014 4,480 4,468 12 #55 girl name
2015 4,844 4,838 6 #47 girl name

Want to know about the popularity of the Ellie baby name? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 50,232 babies born with the name Ellie in the United States. That's more than enough Ellies to occupy the territory of Faroe Islands (Denmark) with an estimated population of 48,285 (as of March 1, 2012). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given to 17 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Ellie" was in 2015 with a total of 4,838 babies. (That's a lot of baby Ellies)

According to the 2013 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Ellie" ranks #45 in popularity as a baby girl's name in Nevada. Imagine that, 42 babies in Nevada have the same name as you in 2013. Across the entire United States a total of 3,757 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

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Where is the name Ellie popular?

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Ellie" mean? The list below shows the origins of Ellie as well as things modernly associated with the name Ellie such as celebrities named Ellie.

Origin and Meaning of Ellie

The name "Ellie" is of Greek origin, and it means "Diminutive form of names beginning with El". It's a name commonly given to girls.

Other Inspirations for the Name Ellie

Ellie Goulding
Ellie Goulding Beating Heart
Ellie Goulding Lights
Ellie Goulding Tour
Ellie Kemper
Ellie Kemper Today Show
Ellie Krieger
Ellie Mae
Ellie Day

Alternative Meanings

E is for endear, all those you touch.

L is for love, everlasting.

L is for luster, your shine.

I is for interest, you show in others.

E is for easy going, no ruffles here.

Your name in reverse order is "Eille". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Leeli". How do you pronounce that?

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

Past life for Ellie born Feb 26, 1930

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I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Yugoslavia approximately on 750. Your profession was entertainer, musician, poet, and temple-dancer.

You were sane, practical person, materialist with no spiritual consciousness. Your simple wisdom helped the weak and the poor. Your lesson - to conquer jealousy and anger in yourself and then in those, who will select you as their guide. You should understand that these weaknesses are caused by fear and self-regret.

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