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41k
in the U.S.
since 1880

Ellis

  • Gender: Neutral
  • Origin: English
  • Meaning: The Lord is My God
  • #1085 All Time
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241k Elijah (Hebrew)
62k Elias (English)

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



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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 1920 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Ellis" ranks #95 in popularity as a baby boy's name in Idaho. Imagine that, 11 babies in Idaho have the same name as you in 1920. Across the entire United States a total of 660 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

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 electric, a sparkling trait!

L is for life, that you live so well.

L is for little, the little things you do.

I is for instill, the lesson of life.

S is for special, you are, you know!

Your name in reverse order is "Sille". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Ielsl". 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.

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 north east? Search for the name to check your answer!

Celebrities named Ellis

Ellis Burks

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

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Past life for Ellis born Jun 3, 1982

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 Arctic approximately on 1450. Your profession was chemist, alchemist, and poison manufacturer.

You were sane, practical person, materialist with no spiritual consciousness. Your simple wisdom helped the weak and the poor. You should develop your talent for love, happiness and enthusiasm and to distribute these feelings to all people.

Name poster for Ellis

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