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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Ellet

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Alt. Meaning

E is for enchant, for enchant you will.

L is for lofty, your ambitions are high!

L is for laughter, you spread wherever you go.

E is for excellence, your passion, your drive.

T is for treasure, of your friendship.

Notable Persons Named Ellet

Ellet Joseph Waggoner was an author, physician, editing, and newspaper editor. Ellet was born on January 12th, 1855 in Baraboo, Wisconsin. Ellet is also known as E. J. Waggoner, Waggoner, and E. J.. He passed away on May 28th, 1916.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Ellet

Elizabeth Fries Lummis Ellet was an author, historian, poet, translation, and translator. Elizabeth was born on October 18th, 1818 in Sodus Point, New York. She left this life on June 3rd, 1877.


Jr. Charles Ellet was an engineer. Jr. was born on January 1st, 1810 in Bucks County, Pennsylvania. They breathed their last breath on June 21st, 1862.


Alfred W. Ellet is a military person. His military service ended in 1864.


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Popularity of Ellet as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Ellet U.S.
  White 93.51% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 3.03% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Ellet

People with the last name Ellet are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Ellet

  • How Popular is the name Ellet? Ellet is the 84,604th most popular name of all time. As a last name Ellet was the 81,772nd most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Ellet have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 5 babies born with the first name Ellet in the United States.
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Ellet? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 2015 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Ellet first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Ellet is Friday, November 20th, 1874.
  • What year had the most people named Ellet born? The highest recorded use of the first name Ellet was in 2015 with a total of 5 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Ellet: Your name in reverse order is Telle. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Elelt. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Ellet? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 231 people with the last name Ellet.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Ellet? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Ellet as their last name since less than 1 person in 1.3m 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).
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