Elle

Elle - A very unique female name



  May 20,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Elle, meaning she, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1987 on position #3666. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Elle and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Elle? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Elle. The baby girl name Elle was given to 781 baby girls in 2012, ranking #383 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 1,810 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Elle peaked in popularity 7 years ago in 2012 on position 383.



Famous with this name

Elle Fanning
Elle Devyne
Elle Evans


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Elle is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Elle is currently topping the baby name charts in Utah at position #148 - and is the least popular in South Carolina at position #699.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Elle is where you live.


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Elle origin and meaning

Elle is a 4 letter name with 1 syllables. This name means she. To see famous people named Elle, pop culture references for the name Elle and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Elle

We've found the following names that sound similar to Elle, sorted by popularity.

Ella / Eula / Ellie / Elia / Eulalia / Elly / Elli / Eulah / Ela / Eliyah /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
2012383
2011416
2010424
2009440
2008493
2007468
2006483
2005504
2004492
2003552
2002595
20011077
20001132
19991085
19981155
19971193
19961292
19951486
19941429
19931756
19921571
19911649
19901675
19891461
19883419
19873666

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Utah148
District of Columbia184
Connecticut219
Nevada244
Illinois263
Michigan280
Ohio292
Pennsylvania308
Washington315
Kansas333
Minnesota335
Massachusetts342
Indiana345
Colorado361
Louisiana363
New York367
Florida387
California390
Arizona391
North Carolina395
Missouri422
Georgia443
Texas446
Nebraska476
Iowa478
Wisconsin485
Oregon494
Maryland496
Tennessee500
New Jersey509
Kentucky527
Oklahoma532
Virginia603
South Carolina699

Even more about Elle


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Elle a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique female name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Elle?

1 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
2012
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Elle
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 1,810
Letter count 4
Syllable count 1
Year first discovered 1987
2012 births +781

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