Ellen (1)
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Given Name ELLEN (1)
GENDER: Feminine
USAGE: English
PRONOUNCED: EL-ən   [key]
Meaning & History
Medieval English form of HELEN. This was the usual spelling of the name until the 17th century, when Helen became more common.
Related Names
VARIANTS: Helen, Helena, Hellen
DIMINUTIVES: Ella, Elle, Ellie, Elly, Lena, Nell, Nelle, Nellie, Nelly
OTHER LANGUAGES: Shelena (African American), Helena, Helene (Ancient Greek), Elaine (Arthurian Romance), Elena (Bulgarian), Helena, Jelena, Jela, Jelka (Croatian), Helena, Alena, Lenka (Czech), Elin, Helena, Helene, Eli, Ella, Lena, Lene (Danish), Heleen, Helena, Heleentje (Dutch), Helena, Jelena, Leena (Estonian), Eliina, Elina, Helena, Ella, Heleena, Heli, Leena (Finnish), Hélène (French), Elene (Georgian), Elena, Helena, Helene, Alena, Lena, Lene, Leni (German), Elene, Eleni (Greek), Helen, Helena, Helene (Greek Mythology), Heléna (Hungarian), Léan (Irish), Elena, Ileana (Italian), Elīna, Helēna, Jelena, Jeļena (Latvian), Elena, Jelena (Lithuanian), Elena (Macedonian), Elin, Helena, Helene, Eli, Ella, Lena, Lene (Norwegian), Helena, Lena (Polish), Helena, Lena (Portuguese), Elena, Ileana, Ilinca, Lenuța (Romanian), Elena, Yelena, Alyona, Lena (Russian), Jelena, Jela, Jelka (Serbian), Elena, Helena, Alena, Jela, Lenka (Slovak), Helena, Jelena, Alena, Alenka, Jelka (Slovene), Elena, Ileana (Spanish), Elin, Elina, Helena, Helene, Ella, Lena (Swedish), Olena, Lesya (Ukrainian), Elen, Elin (Welsh)
SAME SPELLING: Ellen (2)
Popularity
United States  ranked #705 
England and Wales  ranked #348 
Canada (BC)  - 
Belgium  - 
Czech Republic  ranked #82 
Denmark  ranked #29 
Finland  ranked #23 
Ireland  ranked #57 
Netherlands  - 
Northern Ireland  ranked #89 
Norway  - 
Scotland  - 
Sweden  ranked #18 
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