Meaning of Ella
and the Origins of this baby name
The name Ella has the following meaning:
A beautiful fairy maiden. In German, it means "all".
This name can be given to both baby boys and girls. It is a unisex name.
As a baby girl name, Ella is currently a popular baby name, with a recent overall USA popularity ranking of 48 out of 1000 (source: 2000s U.S. Census).
In 2009, the name Ella rose in popularity, moving up the USA Top 1000 charts in Year 2009, by 5 places. For the Year 2009, it ranked 14 in the Top 1000 charts.
The following chart shows the popularity of the name Ella in the USA, over the past 100 years.
The name Ella is pronounced as el-a
The following names are baby names related to Ella and are suitable names for brothers and sisters of Ella: Boys - Arlo
, Girls - Addyson
, Both genders - Dell
Popular Variants for the name Ella: Ela
Common nicknames for the name Ella are: Ellie
We think the name Ella should fall under the following style category: Traditional
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Based on our research, most people would imagine a person with the name Ella to be: Happy, likeable and friendly woman
In one word, you might describe Ella as a(n) "likeable
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