US Popularity:1977
Other Origin(s):French
Meaning:Brilliant, the bright one, shining light
From Ellen Pompeo to Ellen DeGeneres, a baby girl with this given name is in good—not to mention, talented—company! Inspired by classics like Eleanor and Helene, feminine Ellen flaunts French and Greek origins and means "brilliant," "the bright one," and "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 DeGeneres

Ellen Name Popularity Data

The Bump Ranking

Overall:Ellen is currently #1092 on The Bump
Girl:Ellen is currently #795 on The Bump Girl Names

U.S. Births

Overall:Ellen is currently #1977 in U.S. births
Girl:Ellen is currently #1054 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2023
- 37
from 2022
In comparison to the previous year's data
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