Meaning:Bright woman


Pronunciation:ELL lee

Variations:Elly, Elli

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About Ellie

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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.”

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