Meaning:Ellis' pond
Both a given name and a surname, Ellesmere, has strong English roots. Typically masculine, it is believed to be of Middle English origin, related to the word mere, meaning “marine,” which over time came to mean pond or swamp. Ellesmere means “Ellis' pond,” evoking images of a glistening pond beneath the beaming summer sun. Also, a placename, Ellesmere, can be found in Australia, Canada, New Zealand, and the UK, helping baby feel at home no matter where they find themselves in the world.
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