Elly

Elly - A very unique female name



  Jan 27,2020      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Elly, meaning all, completely; fairy maiden", "bright, shining light, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1980 on position #2958. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Elly and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Elly? 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 Elly. The baby girl name Elly was given to 108 baby girls in 2012, ranking #1415 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 13,086 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Elly peaked in popularity 10 years ago in 2010 on position 1365.



Famous with this name

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Elly is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Elly is currently topping the baby name charts in Iowa at position #473 - and is the least popular in Florida at position #1,786.

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 Elly is where you live.


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Elly origin and meaning

Elly is a 4 letter name with 2 syllables. This name means all, completely; fairy maiden", "bright, shining light. To see famous people named Elly, pop culture references for the name Elly and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Elly

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

Ella / Eula / Ellie / Elle / Elia / Eulalia / 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
20121415
20111583
20101365
20091761
20081781
20071990
20061766
20052015
20041803
20031913
20022045
20012432
20003382
19992040
19954304
19944338
19934352
19893058
19812989
19802958

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Iowa473
Missouri750
Wisconsin805
Maryland921
Indiana923
Washington977
Michigan984
Ohio1034
California1194
New York1406
Texas1494
Florida1786

Even more about Elly


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 Elly 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 Elly?

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
2010
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Elly
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 13,086
Letter count 4
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1980
2012 births +108

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