Ellery

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in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
777
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in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

What does the name Ellery mean? Find out below.

Origin and Meaning of Ellery

"Ellery" is a name of English origin, and it means "Form of Hilary". It's a name commonly given to both boys and girls.

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  1. An English surname​, variant of Hilary or Eulalie.
  2. A male given name, transferred from the surname.
  3. A female given name

Notable Persons Named Ellery

Ellery Hanley is a rugby player. His ongoing career started in 1999.

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Ellery was born on August 5th, 1940 in Philadelphia, PA.

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Ellery Sedgwick was an editor. Ellery was born on February 27th, 1872 in New York City, New York, U.S. He died on April 21st, 1960.

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Ellery Sprayberry is an actress. She has been prominent since 2003. Ellery was born on October 26th, 2000 in Houston.

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Ellery was born on September 2nd, 1991.

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Ellery Eskelin is a jazz musician. Ellery was born on August 16th, 1959 in Wichita, Kansas, U.S.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Ellery

William Ellery was a Chief Justice of the Rhode Island Supreme Court. William was born on December 2nd, 1727 in Newport, Rhode Island. He breathed his last breath on February 15th, 1820.

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Mike Ellery is a rugby player. Mike was born on September 8th, 1989 in Durham, England.

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Sue Ellery is a Member of the Western Australian Legislative Council for South Metropolitan Region and Member of theWestern Australian Legislative CouncilforSouth Metropolitan Region. Sue was born on May 12th, 1962 in Perth.

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Louise was born on January 4th, 1977.

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Steve was born on August 22nd, 1974 in Melbourne.

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Christopher Ellery was an office holder. Christopher was born on November 1st, 1768 in Newport, Rhode Island. He left this life on December 2nd, 1840.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1882 5 0 5
1884 5 0 5
1893 5 0 5
1897 9 0 9
1898 5 0 5
1900 7 0 7
1904 7 0 7
1908 9 0 9
1911 9 0 9
1912 11 0 11
1913 9 0 9
1914 18 0 18
1915 16 0 16
1916 17 0 17
1917 20 0 20
1918 22 0 22
1919 15 0 15
1920 19 0 19
1921 26 0 26
1922 27 0 27
1923 22 0 22
1924 22 0 22
1925 21 0 21
1926 23 0 23
1927 26 0 26
1928 27 0 27
1929 13 0 13
1930 16 0 16
1931 18 0 18
1932 11 0 11
1933 14 0 14
1934 18 0 18
1935 13 0 13
1936 10 0 10
1937 13 0 13
1938 22 0 22
1939 14 0 14
1940 23 0 23
1941 19 0 19
1942 24 0 24
1943 23 0 23
1944 17 0 17
1945 17 0 17
1946 22 0 22
1947 34 0 34
1948 30 0 30
1949 15 0 15
1950 25 0 25
1951 23 0 23
1952 26 0 26
1953 24 0 24
1954 25 0 25
1955 37 0 37
1956 42 0 42
1957 24 0 24
1958 30 0 30
1959 69 5 64
1960 44 0 44
1961 32 0 32
1962 18 0 18
1963 34 0 34
1964 26 5 21
1965 29 0 29
1966 23 0 23
1967 12 0 12
1968 22 0 22
1969 15 0 15
1970 25 0 25
1971 21 0 21
1972 24 0 24
1973 27 5 22
1974 12 0 12
1975 34 5 29
1976 43 0 43
1977 34 10 24
1978 32 9 23
1979 30 5 25
1980 13 0 13
1981 28 5 23
1982 25 0 25
1983 36 7 29
1984 36 6 30
1985 29 8 21
1986 24 8 16
1987 39 11 28
1988 31 16 15
1989 29 17 12
1990 44 26 18
1991 43 28 15
1992 33 19 14
1993 50 32 18
1994 44 29 15
1995 52 31 21
1996 46 36 10
1997 52 39 13
1998 54 46 8
1999 53 40 13
2000 64 46 18
2001 52 40 12
2002 70 60 10
2003 82 70 12
2004 82 77 5
2005 146 130 16
2006 168 159 9
2007 161 151 10
2008 160 141 19
2009 179 171 8
2010 200 187 13
2011 207 197 10
2012 219 202 17
2013 204 197 7
2014 269 255 14
2015 269 255 14
2016 206 195 11
2017 220 210 10

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Popularity of Ellery as a first name

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Popularity of Ellery as a last name

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Common last names for Ellery

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Ellery U.S.
  White 71.56% 64.26%
  African American 21.11% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 1.03% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 1.93% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.45% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 1.93% 16.26%

Of Last Name Ellery

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

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Fun Facts about the name Ellery

  • How Popular is the name Ellery? Ellery is the 3,622nd most popular name of all time. As a last name Ellery was the 30,165th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Ellery have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 5,369 babies born with the first name Ellery in the United States. That's more than enough people named Ellery to occupy the territory of Montserrat (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 4,922 (as of May 12, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Ellery? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1882 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Ellery first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Ellery is Saturday, February 22nd, 1873.
  • What year had the most people named Ellery born? The highest recorded use of the first name Ellery was in 2014 with a total of 255 babies.
  • Random Ellery Factoid: According to the 1996 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Ellery is not a popular baby girl's name in Texas. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Texas have the same name as you in 1996.
  • Weird things about the name Ellery: Your name in reverse order is Yrelle. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Elrley. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Ellery? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 777 people with the last name Ellery.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Ellery? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Ellery as their last name since less than 1 person in 385k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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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).
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
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