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Ellen (Given name)

Ellen is a name for girls. The name is a form of Helen and originates from English. On our website 16 people with the name Ellen rated their name with 4 stars(out of 5). So they seem very satisfied! Abroad this is a perfectly fine name. Ellen is in the top1000 of most popular names on facebook on position 395. Nicknames for Ellen are Ellie, Elle and Ell.
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Meaning of Ellen

The meaning of Ellen is: "A variant of the Greek Helen, meaning shining light, or most beautiful woman. Famous bearer: British actress Dame Ellen Terry.".


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Suitable names

Suitable names for a brother of Ellen are: Kenneth, Donald, Patrick, Yarod, Jesper. Suitable names for a sister of Ellen are: Tara, Naomi, Iona, Ann-Marie, Karen. View more suitable names.


Ellen occurs in the following categories:
Baby girl names with 5 letters250 namesGirl names beginning with E245 namesGirl names ending in N250 namesBaby girl names with two syllables100 namesNames with lowest rating100 namesPopular Norwegian girl names250 names

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Popularity of Ellen in the U.S.A.



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