Name: Ellis

Origin and Meaning of the Name Ellis

  • Meaning:
    My God is the Lord
  • Origin:
  • Meaning:
    My God is the Lord
  • Origin:
  • Meaning:
    My God is the Lord
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  • Gender:
    Both
  • Pronunciation:
    (EL iss)
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Miscellaneous Info for Ellis

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  • Used in:
    English and Welsh speaking countries
  • Additional Info:
    Transferred use of the surname originating from the personal name Elis.
    Since recent times considered as an Anglicized form of the Welsh name Elisud though still more widely seen as a Middle English variant of Elias, or a derivation of Elisha.

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