Meaning:Bright woman


Pronunciation:ELL lee

Variations:Elly, Elli

Browse names by first letter:


About Ellie

Go back to names list

Ellie is a very sweet sounding name that is also very girly and cute. This would be perfect for any baby girl.

Detailed Meaning

Ellie is generally a pet name for a variety of names beginning in ‘El’, in particular the name Eleanor.

Famous People With This Name

Ellie Goulding is an English musician. Ellie Simmonds is a British paralympic swimmer who has won five Olympic medals. Ellie Kemper is an American actress best known for her television roles in the US version of “The Office” and the Netflix show, “Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt.”

Possible Nicknames

One possible nickname for Ellie is Elle.

Related Names

Alternative spellings include Elli and Elly.

Stories Featuring This Name

Ellie Mills is a character on the soap opera, “Hollyoaks.” Ellie Linton is the main character in the book “Tomorrow, When the War Began” by John Marsden. Ellie Miller is a main character on the British television series, “Broadchurch.”

You might also be interested in:

Similar names that end with 'E':

Looking for middle name? How about:

Top 10 names also beginning with 'E':

Name Gender Rank Meaning
Name Gender Rank Meaning
Emily Girl 5 One who excels Facts
Ella Girl 9 All bright Facts
Evie Girl 16 Life Facts
Evelyn Girl 19 Bird Facts
Elsie Girl 22 Promised by God Facts
Edward Boy 24 Guardian of prosperity Facts
Ethan Boy 25 Firm; long-lived Facts
Eva Girl 33 Living Facts
Emilia Girl 34 One who excels Facts
Esme Girl 38 Respected Facts

Check out our great content

Follow Us on Social

Make an Account With Us!

Make a BabyNames.co.uk account to save your favourite names

Get our book