US Popularity:3270
Other Origin(s):German, Hebrew
Meaning:Torch; Moon; My God is an oath
When a former nickname shines this bright, it’s not surprising it gained status as a standalone given name! Elly is a pretty girl's name that originally stems from traditional titles such as Helen, Ella, Ellen, and Eleanor. It is of Greek, Hebrew, and German origins and has several different meanings, including “torch,” “moon,” and “my God is an oath.” What better name to symbolize the light and love you feel for your baby girl than a word that refers to shining light and brightness? Elly is certainly a sunny choice for celebrating the warmth and love baby will bring to your daily life, from sunrise to sunset.

Elly Name Popularity Data

The Bump Ranking

Overall:Elly is currently #2456 on The Bump
Girl:Elly is currently #1705 on The Bump Girl Names

U.S. Births

Overall:Elly is currently #3270 in U.S. births
Girl:Elly is currently #1792 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2023
- 233
from 2022
In comparison to the previous year's data
  • Name Doctor, Elly

  • Behind the Name, Elly, February 2019

  • Behind the Name, Helen, November 2020

  • Behind the Name, Elizabeth, December 2022

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