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in the U.S.
since 1880
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in the U.S.
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Ellah

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User Submitted Meanings

  • According to a user from Kenya, the name Ellah is of African origin and means "Wonderfully made".
  • A submission from Philippines says the name Ellah means "Gift of God" and is of English origin.
  • A user from South Africa says the name Ellah is of African origin and means "BEAUTIFUL FAIRY".
  • A submission from Michigan, United States says the name Ellah means "Beautiful fairy".

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International Interest

Notable Persons Named Ellah

OBE Ellah Wakatama Allfrey is a literary editor and publisher. OBE was given the name Ellah Wakatama on September 16th, 1966 in Harare.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Ellah


Raja Ellah is an athlete for the SCC Mohamm├ędia.


How popular is the baby name Ellah in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
2000 8 8 0
2001 9 9 0
2002 9 9 0
2003 19 19 0
2004 27 27 0
2005 37 37 0
2006 37 37 0
2007 48 48 0
2008 59 59 0
2009 65 65 0
2010 73 73 0
2011 49 49 0
2012 49 49 0
2013 43 43 0
2014 58 58 0
2015 60 60 0
2016 42 42 0
2017 36 36 0
* Years where the name was given to 5 or fewer babies will show zero to respect privacy.

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International Interest for Ellah

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Popularity in the US

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Popularity of Ellah as a first name

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Fun Facts about the name Ellah

  • How Popular is the name Ellah? Ellah is the 12,898th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Ellah have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 728 babies born with the first name Ellah in the United States. That's more than enough people named Ellah to occupy the territory of Cocos (Keeling) Islands (Australia) with an estimated population of 605 (as of June 30, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Ellah? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 2000 when it was given as a first name to 8 new born babies.
  • When was Ellah first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Ellah is Tuesday, September 28th, 1886.
  • What year had the most people named Ellah born? The highest recorded use of the first name Ellah was in 2010 with a total of 73 babies.
  • Random Ellah Factoid: According to the 2008 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Ellah is not a popular baby girl's name in California. Imagine that, only 5 babies in California have the same name as you in 2008.
  • Weird things about the name Ellah: Your name in reverse order is Halle. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Llaeh. How do you pronounce that?

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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