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since 1880
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in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Ellam

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  • A user from United Kingdom says the name Ellam is of English origin and means "Village of Alders (Trees).".

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Ellam

Roy Ellam is a soccer player for the Bradford City A.F.C., Huddersfield Town A.F.C., Leeds United F.C., Philadelphia Atoms, Mossley A.F.C., Washington Diplomats, and Gainsborough Trinity F.C. Roy was born on January 13th, 1943 in Hemsworth, England.


Jake Ellam is a soccer player.


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Popularity of Ellam as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Ellam U.S.
  White 70.97% 64.26%
  African American 15.59% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 2.69% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 3.23% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 7.53% 16.26%

Of Last Name Ellam

People with the last name Ellam are most frequently White or African American

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Fun Facts about the name Ellam

  • How Popular is the name Ellam? As a last name Ellam was the 97,671st most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Ellam first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Ellam is Friday, May 4th, 1906.
  • How unique is the name Ellam? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Ellam. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Ellam: Your name in reverse order is Malle. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Lealm. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Ellam? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 186 people with the last name Ellam.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Ellam? Ellam is one of the most unique last names recorded.

What Ellams Have Visited This Page?

Past life for Ellam born Nov 25, 1956

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 Southern New Zealand approximately on 775. Your profession was writer, dramatist, and organizer of rituals.

You had a mind of a scientist, always seeking new explanations. Environment often misunderstood you. Had a respectable knowledge. Magic is everywhere around you, in most usual, most ordinary incidents. Your lesson - to learn magic and to help people to see it clearly. You are a magician!

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