Ellie

Ellie - A unique female name



  Oct 22,2018      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Ellie, meaning bright shining one, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1910 on position #527. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Ellie and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Ellie? 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 Ellie. The baby girl name Ellie was given to 3,358 baby girls in 2012, ranking #84 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 421 baby girls were given this name - making this a unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Ellie peaked in popularity 6 years ago in 2012 on position 84.



Famous with this name

Ellie Suriati
Ellie Gall
Ellie Chidzey


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Rating: 5/5 (17 people)


Ellie is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Ellie is currently topping the baby name charts in Idaho at position #21 - and is the least popular in District of Columbia at position #268.

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 Ellie is where you live.


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Ellie origin and meaning

Ellie is a 5 letter name with 2 syllables. This name means bright shining one. To see famous people named Ellie, pop culture references for the name Ellie and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Ellie

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

Ella / Eula / Elle / 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
201284
201197
2010104
2009145
2008167
2007175
2006177
2005184
2004189
2003185
2002200
2001335
2000361
1999392
1998436
1997530
1996603
1995627
1994821
1993778
1992928
19911110
19901168
19891217
19881406
19871529
19862712
19852643
19843415
19831949
19821675
19812100
19802356
19791419
19782129
19772099
19761807
19751646
19742751
19731944
19721845
19702010
19681991
19671869
19662385
19651563
19641678
19621613
19611688
19601450
19591545
19581684
19572034
19561543
19551634
19541384
19531360
19511454
19501492
19491780
19481778
19471958
19461862
19451210
19431414
19411194
19401608
19391267
19381362
1937911
1936849
19351100
19341046
1933992
19321284
19311033
1930864
1929932
1928880
1927803
1926813
1925723
1924776
1923811
1922683
1921762
1920739
1919687
1918590
1917714
1916667
1915692
1914619
1913540
1912594
1911583
1910527

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Idaho21
Montana21
Utah24
Iowa32
North Dakota33
Nebraska34
Missouri35
Minnesota37
Washington41
Kansas42
Oregon47
Arkansas48
South Dakota51
Wyoming55
Ohio55
Indiana56
Maine61
Wisconsin70
West Virginia74
Colorado76
Tennessee76
Alabama77
Nevada78
Arizona79
Illinois80
Michigan80
Louisiana84
Pennsylvania91
Kentucky93
Oklahoma99
California103
Georgia108
Delaware112
Vermont113
Alaska115
Texas115
New Hampshire116
Hawaii117
Rhode Island125
Virginia127
North Carolina130
South Carolina135
Massachusetts141
Florida144
New Jersey145
Maryland146
New York155
New Mexico156
Connecticut197
Mississippi203
District of Columbia268

Even more about Ellie


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 Ellie a common or unique name?

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

What is the number of syllables for the name Ellie?

2 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 Ellie
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 421
Letter count 5
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1910
2012 births +3,358

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