Given Name ELLA (1)

GENDER: Feminine
USAGE: English
PRONOUNCED: EL-ə   [details]

Meaning & History

Norman form of the Germanic name Alia, which was a short form of names containing the Germanic element alja meaning "other". It was introduced to England by the Normans and used until the 14th century, and it was later revived in the 19th century. A famous bearer was the American singer Ella Fitzgerald (1917-1996).

Categories

A Song of Ice and Fire characters, Anne of Green Gables characters, black history, Discworld characters, Gone with the Wind characters, jazz, singers, top 10 in Australia, top 10 in the UK
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Alia (Ancient Germanic)
SAME SPELLING: Ella (2)
USER SUBMISSIONS: Ella, Ellá