Meaning of Ellen

Ellen is an English name for girls.
The meaning is `light, torch, sunray`
The name Ellen is most commonly given to Norwegian girls. (6 times more often than to American girls.)

It is short for:

Elle



What do they use in other countries?

Lian (Chinese)
Ilya (Russian)
Lior
Elon
El
Elia (Italian)
Iliane
Ilane
Ilia (German, English)
Elin (Icelandic)
Nore (Dutch)
Elyn
Eliana (Italian, Spanish)
Eliane (French)
Elja
Eijah
Aileen (German, English)
Eleanor (English)
Leonor (Spanish, Portuguese)
Lena (Scandinavian, German, Russian)



The name sounds like:

Eleen, Illene, Ileen, Eileen, Allene, Alleen, Aleen, Allyn, Allena, Eilleen, Eilin, Eilene, Eilena, Eilean, Ellane, Elaene, Eleena, Ellina, Ellona, Oleen, Olwen



See also:

Ella, Elnora, Suellen, Eleanor, Elen, Olena, Eilidh, Ileana, Jelena, Elena, Léan, Ilona, Ili, Ilonka, Ilka, Helena, Leni, Lene, Helene, Hélène, Elina, Eliina, Elaine

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