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Gender: Neutral. Popularity for the Last 10 Years: 9 (Ranked #1110).

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 exotic, no lack of spirit here!

L is for look, the way you look at life.

L is for luster, your shine.

I is for interest, you show in others.

S is for sweet, your pleasing way.

Your name in reverse order is "Sille". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Eslil". 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 1939 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Ellis" is not a popular baby boy's name in California. Imagine that, only 8 babies in California have the same name as you in 1939. Across the entire United States a total of only 433 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 south? 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 Apr 22, 1932

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 Siberia approximately on 1400. Your profession was handicraftsman and mechanic.

You always liked to travel, to investigate, could have been detective or spy. You fulfill your lesson by helping old folks and children. You came to that life to learn to care about weak and helpless.

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