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in the U.S.
since 1880


Gender: Neutral. Ranked #1085 most popular

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What does the name "Ellis" mean?

Ellis (English): The Lord is My God

The name "Ellis" is of English origin and it means "The Lord is My God". It's a name commonly given to both boys and girls. There are 4 other names that are similar to this one.

E is for excellence, your passion, your drive.

L is for love, everlasting.

L is for loyalty, that you show.

I is for ignite, the fire in you!

S is for success, in all you will do.

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

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How popular is the name "Ellis" in the U.S.?


Want to know about the populiarty of Ellis? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 41,449 babies born with the name Ellis in the United States. That's more than enough Ellis to occupy the territory of Sint Maarten (the Netherlands) with an estimated population of 37,429 (as of January 1, 2010). The name first appeared in the year 1880 when it was given to 58 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Ellis" was in 1921 with a total of 682 babies.

According to the 1949 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Ellis" is not a popular baby boy's name in Oklahoma. Imagine that, only 8 babies in Oklahoma have the same name as you in 1949. Across the entire United States a total of only 437 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

Where is the name Ellis popular?

The map shows the relative popularity of the name Ellis in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess a name that was popular in the gulf coast area? Search for the name to check your answer!

Celebrities named Ellis

Ellis Johnson

Ellis was born in 1973.


Ellis Burks

Ellis Burks is a MLB player. Ellis was born in 1964 in Vicksburg, Mississippi.


Past life for Ellis born Feb 16, 1955

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Mongolia approximately on 1675. Your profession was dramatist, director, musician, and bard.

You were sane, practical person, materialist with no spiritual consciousness. Your simple wisdom helped the weak and the poor. You should develop self-love and ability to implant hope into hearts of people. Ambition - is not everything. True wealth is buried in your soul.

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