US Popularity:2207
Other Origin(s):Latin
Meaning:Cheerful, merry; Alder nook
Ellery is a gender-neutral name inspired by a British surname of Old Norse origin, meaning “alder nook.” The alder tree is known to symbolize strength, protection, confidence, and determination. Inspired by this, it should come as no surprise that baby Ellery’s fierce independence and loyalty will see them thrive. Ellery also derives from Hillary, from the Latin Hilarius, meaning "cheerful" and "merry." Fans of fictional mystery dramas may recognize this from the titular detective character Ellery Queen. With a name like this, who knows what marvels your little one will discover?

Ellery Name Popularity Data

The Bump Ranking

Overall:Ellery is currently #1164 on The Bump
Boy:Ellery is currently #845 on The Bump Boy Names
Girl:Ellery is currently #637 on The Bump Girl Names

U.S. Births

Overall:Ellery is currently #2207 in U.S. births
Boy:Ellery is currently #18888 in U.S. births
Girl:Ellery is currently #2316 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2023
- 9
from 2022
In comparison to the previous year's data
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