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in the U.S.
since 1880
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in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Ellian

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From Proto-Germanic *aljaną. Cognate with Old English ellen, Old High German ellan, Gothic 𐌰𐌻𐌾𐌰𐌽 (aljan), Old Norse eljan (Icelandic elja).

  1. strength, vigor, bravery

Notable Persons Named Ellian

Ellian Edwards is an athlete for the Penrhyncoch F.C.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Ellian

Afshin Ellian is a professor, philosopher, poet, and columnist. Afshin was born on February 27th, 1966 in Tehran.


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Fun Facts about the name Ellian

  • How Popular is the name Ellian? Ellian is the 46,406th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Ellian have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 53 babies born with the first name Ellian in the United States.
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Ellian? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 2000 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Ellian first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Ellian is Thursday, June 16th, 1881.
  • What year had the most people named Ellian born? The highest recorded use of the first name Ellian was in 2008 with a total of 8 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Ellian: Your name in reverse order is Naille. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Lniael. How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Ellian born Jan 31, 1973

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 Alaska approximately on 575. Your profession was librarian, priest, and keeper of tribal relics.

You were a seeker of truth and wisdom. You could have seen your future lives. Others perceived you as an idealist illuminating path to the future. You fulfill your lesson by helping old folks and children. You came to that life to learn to care about weak and helpless.

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