Meaning:Sun ray; Shining light
Looking for a name for your sweet baby who is as bright as a button? Why not consider the feminine moniker Ellan for your cheerful cherub? Ellan is of Greek origin and means “sun ray” or “shining light,” a lovely and meaningful choice for your beaming baby. It is a variant of Ellen and derived from Helen. In Greek mythology, Helen was the daughter of Zeus and was considered the most beautiful woman in the world. With your little Ellan around, you can trust that the sun will always shine on you.
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