Ellie, a girl's name, is a popular nickname for lots of other given names, like Ellen, Helen, Eleanor, and Elizabeth, or any other name with an -elle or -ella sound. The meaning of this name can change depending on which name it's short for. As a variation of the Greek names Helen or Ellen, Ellie means "light." Ellie can also be a shortened form of the Old German name Alice, which means "noble." In Greek mythology, Ellie, or Helle, was the daughter of Athamas and Nephele and a Boeotian princess. Ellie's cute sound makes it a popular baby name choice for parents, as well as a sweet way to interpret any old family names.
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