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Meaning of Ella

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Meaning

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.

Popularity

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.
USA baby name statistics

Pronunciation

The name Ella is pronounced as el-a

Origins

Ella originates from the English language.

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Related names

The following names are baby names related to Ella and are suitable names for brothers and sisters of Ella: Boys - Arlo, Brenton, Burrell, Cloyd, Dayton, Dearborn, Deems, Denver, Derrick, Dover, Durwin, Edd, Forrest, Geary, Haywood, Isham, Kent, Kinley, Lindell, Lorne, Morton, Girls - Addyson, Aletha, Cheryle, Delisa, Fronia, Heaven, Icie, Icy, Jane, Janice, Latonya, Maryann, Maryanne, Myla, Unique, Willene, Both genders - Dell, Emery, Hadley, June, Laken, Tate

Variants

Popular Variants for the name Ella: Ela, Elladine, Ellah, Ellamae, Elle (English), Elletta, Ellette, Elley, Elli, Ellia, Ellina, Elly

Nicknames

Common nicknames for the name Ella are: Ellie

Style

We think the name Ella should fall under the following style category: Traditional.

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Impression

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" person.

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Famous persons

The names of some famous persons by the name Ella (or its variants) are:

Ella Grasso, born on 10 May, a famous politician. Ella Grasso's background: An American politician. In 1952, Grasso was elected to the Connecticut House of Representatives, and served until 1957.

Ella Kovács, born on 11 December, a famous athlete. Ella Kovács's background: A retired Romanian middle distance runner of Hungarian descent.

Ella Jane Fitzgerald , born on 25 April, a famous musician. Ella Jane Fitzgerald 's background: One of the most influential jazz vocalists of the 20th Century.
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