Meaning of Ellie

Ellie is an English name for girls.
The meaning is `sunray, shining light`
The name Ellie is most commonly given to Scottish girls.
Ellie is at number 10 in the top 50 of Scottish girls (average of 10 years data)

It is short for:

Leonora, Leonore, Lenore, Eleanor



If it's too long you might use:

Elea



What do they use in other countries?

Elan
Leni (German)
Laine
Lain
Ilja
Lean (Irish)
Nell (English)
Alane
Alin
Elly (English)
Nelly (English)
Elien
Elli (German)
Elienai
Alayna (English)
Ilke (Hungarian)



The name sounds like:

Allie, Elli, Elle, Ellia, Ellee, Ollie



Similar names are:

Elfie, Ellin, Elsie, Ellse, Ellke, Ellice, Elvie



See also:

Eilidh, Nora, Nell, Nelle, Nelly, Nellie

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