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50k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
200
in the U.S.
in 2010

Ellie

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born Ranking
1880 17 17 0
1881 27 27 0
1882 37 37 0
1883 31 24 7
1884 34 28 6
1885 31 25 6
1886 43 34 9
1887 44 39 5
1888 48 41 7
1889 34 34 0
1890 40 40 0
1891 50 38 12
1892 48 41 7
1893 55 47 8
1894 53 53 0
1895 44 37 7
1896 61 52 9
1897 50 44 6
1898 62 53 9
1899 53 48 5
1900 76 65 11
1901 60 60 0
1902 62 51 11
1903 54 48 6
1904 54 54 0
1905 61 54 7
1906 62 51 11
1907 65 56 9
1908 67 56 11
1909 52 38 14
1910 61 50 11
1911 54 47 7
1912 77 64 13
1913 94 81 13
1914 93 70 23
1915 118 90 28
1916 108 83 25
1917 105 84 21
1918 148 123 25
1919 116 89 27
1920 107 83 24
1921 102 84 18
1922 121 93 28
1923 108 82 26
1924 113 87 26
1925 113 91 22
1926 85 71 14
1927 93 66 27
1928 69 56 13
1929 70 54 16
1930 81 55 26
1931 53 43 10
1932 54 35 19
1933 61 46 15
1934 64 47 17
1935 59 44 15
1936 57 46 11
1937 66 48 18
1938 55 39 16
1939 50 38 12
1940 52 38 14
1941 56 45 11
1942 50 35 15
1943 56 36 20
1944 49 31 18
1945 53 42 11
1946 64 45 19
1947 52 42 10
1948 57 44 13
1949 45 37 8
1950 53 43 10
1951 53 43 10
1952 57 48 9
1953 70 59 11
1954 63 52 11
1955 69 62 7
1956 64 57 7
1957 53 53 0
1958 74 59 15
1959 67 67 0
1960 74 74 0
1961 72 60 12
1962 73 66 7
1963 83 76 7
1964 63 63 0
1965 68 60 8
1966 46 39 7
1967 47 41 6
1968 45 45 0
1969 53 53 0
1970 51 45 6
1971 30 30 0
1972 47 47 0
1973 61 55 6
1974 54 54 0
1975 76 70 6
1976 68 68 0
1977 60 60 0
1978 57 57 0
1979 81 81 0
1980 75 75 0
1981 81 81 0
1982 71 71 0
1983 76 71 5
1984 62 57 5
1985 48 48 0
1986 58 58 0
1987 87 87 0
1988 96 91 5
1989 128 128 0
1990 178 173 5
1991 168 168 0
1992 233 233 0
1993 255 255 0
1994 252 252 0
1995 359 359 0
1996 374 374 0
1997 429 429 0
1998 603 603 0
1999 708 708 0
2000 829 829 0
2001 905 905 0
2002 1,627 1,619 8
2003 1,736 1,728 8
2004 1,825 1,817 8
2005 1,888 1,888 0
2006 1,999 1,992 7
2007 2,010 2,010 0
2008 2,000 1,995 5
2009 2,233 2,233 0
2010 2,912 2,907 5
2011 3,060 3,060 0 #97 girl name
2012 3,390 3,383 7 #83 girl name
2013 3,757 3,757 0 #74 girl name
2014 4,480 4,468 12 #55 girl name
2015 4,844 4,838 6 #47 girl name

Fun Facts about the name Ellie

  • How many people with the first name Ellie have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 50,232 babies born with the first name Ellie in the United States. That's more than enough people named Ellie to occupy the territory of Faroe Islands (Denmark) with an estimated population of 48,285 (as of March 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Ellie? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given as a first name to 17 new born babies.
  • When was Ellie first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Ellie is Friday, March 29th, 1867.
  • What year had the most people named Ellie born? The highest recorded use of the first name Ellie was in 2015 with a total of 4,838 babies. That's a lot of babies named Ellie!
  • Random Ellie Factoid: According to the 2010 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Ellie ranks 33rd in popularity as a baby girl's name in Oregon. Imagine that, 70 babies in Oregon have the same name as you in 2010.
  • Weird things about the name Ellie: Your name in reverse order is Eille. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ellie. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Ellie? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 200 people with the last name Ellie.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Ellie? Ellie is one of the most unique last names recorded.
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Popularity of Ellie as a first name

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Popularity of Ellie as a last name

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Common last names for Ellie

  • Smith
  • Williams
  • Johnson
  • Brown
  • Davis
  • Wilson
  • Taylor
  • Miller
  • Roberts
  • Harris
  • Robinson
  • Young
  • Phillips

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Ellie U.S.
  White 74.00% 64.26%
  African American 17.50% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 3.50% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 3.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Ellie

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

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Ellie" mean? The list below shows the origins of Ellie as well as things modernly associated with the name Ellie such as celebrities named Ellie.

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Origin and Meaning of Ellie

The name "Ellie" is of Greek origin, and it means "Diminutive form of names beginning with El". It's a name commonly given to girls.

  1. A diminutive of the female given names Eleanor and Elizabeth, also used as a formal given name.

Notable Persons With the Name Ellie

Ellie Kemper

Ellie Kemper is an actress, comedian, and writer. She has been prominent since 2003. Ellie was given the name Elizabeth Claire Kemper on May 2nd, 1980 in Kansas City, Missouri, United States. Ellie is also known as Elizabeth Claire Kemper.

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Ellie Goulding

Ellie Goulding is a singer and songwriter. Ellie was given the name Elena Jane Goulding on December 30th, 1986 in Hereford, England.

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Ellie Kendrick

Ellie Kendrick is an actress and stage performer. Ellie was given the name Eleanor Lucy V. Kendrick on June 6th, 1990 in London. Ellie is also known as Kendrick and Eleanor Lucy V. (full name).

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Ellie Simmonds

Ellie Simmonds is an influential somebody. Ellie was born on November 11th, 1994 in Walsall. Ellie is also known as Eleanor Simmonds.

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Ellie Taylor

Ellie Taylor is a comedian and television presenter. Ellie was born on November 28th, 1983 in Basildon.

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Ellie Cornell

Ellie Cornell is an actress and film producer. Her most notable accomplishments were from 1988 to present. Ellie was born on December 15th, 1963 in Glen Cove, New York.

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  • Ellie Harvie
    (actress)
  • Ellie Downie
    (noteworthy person)
  • Ellie Cole
    (noteworthy somebody)
  • Ellie Krieger
    (important individual)
  • Ellie Greenwood
    (famous person)
  • Ellie van den Brom
    (famed human)
  • Ellie Harrison
    (noteworthy human)
  • Ellie Brush
    (soccer player)
  • Ellie White
    (musician)
  • Ellie Curson
    (soccer player)
  • Ellie Boldman Hill
    (important somebody)

What does the name Ellie mean?

Eis for electric, a sparkling trait!

Lis for loyalty, that you show.

Lis for love, everlasting.

Iis for interest, you show in others.

Eis for eager, let's get started!

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