Meaning:Sun ray; Shining light
From Ellen Pompeo to Ellen DeGeneres, a baby girl with this given name is in good—not to mention, talented—company! Ellen, a girl's name of Greek origin, means "sunray" or "shining light." Baby Ellen is bound to be a constant source of light in any new parent's life and a beacon of limitless love!
Famous People Named Ellen
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- Ellen DeGeneresComedian
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