US Popularity:427
Other Origin(s):Greek, Hebrew
Meaning:Kind, benevolent; Jehovah is God
Ellis is a gender-neutral name of Welsh, Greek, and Hebrew origins. It means “kind," and benevolent”—two great traits any parent would be happy to hear describing their child. Ellis may also come from the Greek name Elias and Hebrew name Eliyahu, meaning "Jehovah is God." This can make it a great choice to introduce your faith to baby. While the name dates back to the Middle Ages in Wales, it also has plenty of historical significance for the U.S. Ellis Island was the entrance point for 12 million immigrants coming to the US from 1892 to 1954. The name Ellis, therefore, is a beautiful reminder of how cultural integration makes the world a better place.

Ellis Name Popularity Data

The Bump Ranking

Overall:Ellis is currently #192 on The Bump
Boy:Ellis is currently #109 on The Bump Boy Names
Girl:Ellis is currently #146 on The Bump Girl Names

U.S. Births

Overall:Ellis is currently #427 in U.S. births
Boy:Ellis is currently #273 in U.S. births
Girl:Ellis is currently #757 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2023
- 61
from 2022
In comparison to the previous year's data
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