ELLA (2)
GENDER: Feminine
PRONOUNCED: EL-ə (English)   [key]
Meaning & History
Diminutive of ELEANOR, ELLEN (1), and other names beginning with El. It can also be a short form of names ending in ella.
Related Names
DIMINUTIVES: Lillia, Nellie, Nelly (English)
OTHER LANGUAGES: Shelena (African American), Helena, Helene (Ancient Greek), Zabel (Armenian), Elixabete (Basque), Elisabeth, Elisheba, Elizabeth (Biblical), Elisabet (Biblical Greek), Elisheba (Biblical Hebrew), Elisabeth (Biblical Latin), Elena, Elisaveta (Bulgarian), Eleonora, Elizabeta, Helena, Jelena, Elena, Jela, Jelka (Croatian), Alžběta, Helena, Izabela, Alena, Eliška, Lenka (Czech), Eleonora, Elisabeth, Heleen, Helena, Isabella, Isabelle, Betje, Elise, Ellen, Elly, Els, Else, Elsje, Heleentje, Ilse, Isa, Lies, Liesbeth, Liese, Liesje, Lijsbeth, Lisa, Noor, Noortje, Nora (Dutch), Eliisabet, Helena, Leena, Liisa, Liisu (Estonian), Eléonore, Élisabeth, Hélène, Isabel, Isabelle, Babette, Élise, Lili, Lilian, Liliane, Lilianne, Lise, Lisette (French), Bet, Lys (Frisian), Sabela (Galician), Elene, Elisabed, Eliso (Georgian), Elena, Eleonora, Eleonore, Elisabeth, Helena, Helene, Isabel, Isabelle, Alena, Bettina, Elisa, Elise, Elli, Elsa, Else, Ilsa, Ilse, Isa, Isabell, Isabella, Lena, Lene, Leni, Leonore, Lies, Liesa, Liese, Liesel, Liesl, Lili, Lilli, Lisa, Lisbeth, Lore, Nora (German), Elene, Eleni, Elisavet (Greek), Helen, Helena, Helene (Greek Mythology), Elikapeka (Hawaiian), Elisheva (Hebrew), Eleonóra, Erzsébet, Heléna, Izabella, Bözsi, Erzsi, Lili, Liliána, Liza, Nóra, Zsóka (Hungarian), Elísabet (Icelandic), Eilís, Eilish, Isibéal, Léan, Sibéal (Irish), Elena, Eleonora, Elisabetta, Isabella, Elisa, Elsa, Isa, Leonora, Liana, Liliana, Lisa, Lora, Lorita, Nora, Norina (Italian), Helēna, Jeļena (Latvian), Bet, Betje (Limburgish), Elena, Elžbieta, Elzė (Lithuanian), Elena, Elisaveta, Veta (Macedonian), Ealisaid (Manx), Ibb (Medieval English), Isabel (Medieval Occitan), Aliénor, Isabèl (Occitan), Eleonora, Elżbieta, Helena, Izabela, Izabella, Eliza, Lena, Liliana (Polish), Helena, Isabel, Leonor, Belinha, Elisa, Elisabete, Isabela, Lena, Liana, Liliana (Portuguese), Lílian (Portuguese (Brazilian)), Elena, Elisabeta, Ileana, Isabela, Isabella, Lenuța, Liana, Liliana (Romanian), Elena, Elizaveta, Yelena, Yelizaveta, Alyona, Lena, Liza, Lizaveta (Russian), Ealasaid, Eilionoir, Elspet, Elspeth, Iseabail, Ishbel, Isobel, Beileag, Eilidh, Lileas, Lilias, Lillias (Scottish), Jelena, Jelisaveta, Jela, Jelka (Serbian), Alžbeta, Helena, Alena, Eliška, Lenka (Slovak), Elizabeta, Helena, Jelena, Alena, Alenka, Elena, Jela, Jelica, Jelka, Špela (Slovene), Elena, Ileana, Isabel, Leonor, Ysabel, Elisa, Iliana, Isa, Isabela, Liliana (Spanish), Olena, Yelyzaveta, Lesya (Ukrainian), Elen, Elin, Bethan (Welsh)
Popularity
United States  ranked #15 
England/Wales  ranked #18 
Canada (BC)  ranked #6 
Australia (NSW)  ranked #12 
Austria  ranked #51 
Belgium  ranked #31 
Bosnia and Herzegovina  - 
Croatia  ranked #74 
Czech Republic  ranked #36 
Denmark  ranked #19 
Finland  ranked #7 
France  ranked #182 
Ireland  ranked #7 
Netherlands  ranked #79 
New Zealand  ranked #10 
Northern Ireland  ranked #12 
Norway  ranked #9 
Scotland  ranked #9 
Slovenia  ranked #88 
Sweden  ranked #4