Gender Masculine & Feminine
Usage English, Welsh
Pronounced Pron. EHL-is(English)
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Meaning & History

From an English surname that was derived from the given name Elis, a medieval vernacular form of Elias. This name has also functioned as an Anglicized form of Welsh Elisedd.

Related Names

Other Languages & CulturesElisedd(Old Welsh)
User SubmissionEllis

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classic   formal   upper class   wholesome   refined   strange   simple   serious   nerdy  

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Entry updated January 21, 2022