US Popularity:809
Other Origin(s):French
Meaning:Sun ray, light; She
Elle is a feminine name of Greek origin meaning “sun ray” or "light." It is related to the Greek-rooted monikers Elaine or Eleanor of the same meaning. Elle also has a chic French connection, derived from the pronoun elle meaning “she.” Baby can look up to notable namesakes like actress Elle Fanning, model Elle Macpherson, and even fictional icon Elle Woods. Elle also has many fashionable variations, including Ellen, Ella, and Ellie, offering an endless list of elegant names to choose from for baby.

Famous People Named Elle

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  • Elle MacPherson

Elle Name Popularity Data

The Bump Ranking

Overall:Elle is currently #382 on The Bump
Girl:Elle is currently #161 on The Bump Girl Names

U.S. Births

Overall:Elle is currently #809 in U.S. births
Girl:Elle is currently #291 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2022
- 71
from 2021
In comparison to the previous year's data
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