Elly

First Name
4k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
205
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Elly

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Alt. Meaning

E is for enrich, a quality you share.

L is for lofty, your ambitions are high!

L is for love, everlasting.

Y is for young, the years never show!

Notable Persons Named Elly

Elly was born on January 25th, 1986 in Tokyo.

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Elly Beinhorn was a pilot and pilot (aeronautics). Elly was born on May 30th, 1907 in Hanover, Germany. She passed away on November 28th, 2007.

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Elly was born on September 27th, 1882 in Düsseldorf. She passed away on March 31st, 1968.

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Elly was born in 1867. He breathed his last breath on August 2nd, 1944.

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Elly was born on February 14th, 1929.

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Elly was born on May 30th, 1927.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Elly

Gerd Larsen was a ballerina. Gerd was given the name Gerd Elly on February 19th, 1921. She died on October 4th, 2001.

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John was born in 1581. John is also known as John Ellis. He breathed his last breath in 1639.

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Daniel Elly is an athlete for the FC Helsingør.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1921 9 9 0
1922 5 5 0
1924 7 7 0
1925 10 10 0
1926 9 9 0
1927 5 5 0
1928 10 10 0
1929 6 6 0
1931 8 8 0
1940 6 6 0
1942 6 6 0
1947 7 7 0
1949 7 7 0
1950 7 7 0
1951 11 11 0
1952 6 6 0
1953 10 10 0
1954 9 9 0
1955 7 7 0
1956 6 6 0
1957 8 8 0
1958 12 12 0
1959 12 12 0
1960 7 7 0
1961 18 18 0
1962 12 12 0
1963 16 16 0
1964 19 19 0
1965 17 17 0
1966 12 12 0
1967 9 9 0
1968 16 16 0
1969 16 16 0
1970 16 16 0
1971 17 17 0
1972 10 10 0
1973 11 11 0
1974 22 22 0
1975 21 21 0
1976 25 25 0
1977 24 19 5
1978 20 20 0
1979 30 30 0
1980 33 33 0
1981 29 29 0
1982 23 23 0
1983 12 12 0
1984 16 16 0
1985 20 20 0
1986 25 25 0
1987 19 19 0
1988 18 18 0
1989 36 36 0
1990 28 28 0
1991 29 29 0
1992 32 32 0
1993 39 39 0
1994 31 31 0
1995 29 29 0
1996 36 36 0
1997 37 37 0
1998 33 33 0
1999 86 86 0
2000 62 62 0
2001 76 76 0
2002 101 101 0
2003 100 100 0
2004 122 122 0
2005 114 114 0
2006 130 130 0
2007 133 133 0
2008 122 122 0
2009 143 138 5
2010 190 190 0
2011 157 157 0
2012 168 168 0
2013 176 176 0
2014 173 173 0
2015 154 154 0
2016 167 167 0
2017 144 144 0

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Popularity of Elly as a first name

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Popularity of Elly as a last name

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Common last names for Elly

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Elly U.S.
  White 52.20% 64.26%
  African American 32.68% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 5.37% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 4.88% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Elly

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

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Fun Facts about the name Elly

  • How Popular is the name Elly? Elly is the 4,687th most popular name of all time. As a last name Elly was the 90,113th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Elly have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 3,564 babies born with the first name Elly in the United States. That's more than enough people named Elly to occupy the territory of Falkland Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 3,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Elly? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1921 when it was given as a first name to 9 new born babies.
  • When was Elly first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Elly is Friday, October 16th, 1868.
  • What year had the most people named Elly born? The highest recorded use of the first name Elly was in 2010 with a total of 190 babies.
  • Random Elly Factoid: According to the 2012 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Elly is not a popular baby girl's name in Florida. Imagine that, only 6 babies in Florida have the same name as you in 2012.
  • Weird things about the name Elly: Your name in reverse order is Ylle. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Eyll. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Elly? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 205 people with the last name Elly.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Elly? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Elly as their last name since less than 1 person in 1.4m 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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