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What does Ellane mean?

Ellane Pronunciation of Ellane [el-lane] as a name for girls has its root in Greek, and the name Ellane means "sun ray". Ellane is an alternate spelling of Elaine (Greek): French version of Helen.

Associated with: greek, sun.


Ellane has 9 variants: Alayne, Allaine, Elaene, Elain, Elan, Elane, Elayne, Ellaine and Ellayne.

9 more related forms via Elaine: Elaina, Elaini, Elana, Elanna, Elayna, Elle, Elliana, Ellie and Helaine.

Creative forms:
(female) Ellate, Erlane, ..

(male) Ellaan, Ellale, ..

Middle name pairings:
Ellane Agnes (E.A.), ..

How popular is Ellane?

Ellane is an unusual first name for women. Ellane is also an uncommon surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Elaina (#291 in 2015), Elaine (#673), Elana (#1522), Elayna (#1223), Elayne, Elle (#398), Elliana (#302), Ellie (#47) and Helaine are the prominent related forms of Ellane (not ranked) ranked in the Top 2000. Other variants, like Elan, are seldom used. Adoption of these forms of Ellane was well-received among parents in 2015 (median #939). Elaine is the steady favorite, though Ellie is currently more regularly used, while Elaine is now less common. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Elaina, Elaine, Elana, Elayna, Elayne in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Elle, Elliana, Ellie, Helaine in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Elaine, Elle, Ellie outside U.S.

Similar Names

Ellane is alike in pronunciation to Aleine, Alenne, Aleyne, Allayne, Alleine, Allene, Alleyne, Allyne, Allynn, Eileene, Eilene, Eleen, Elene, Eliane, Elin, Elleen, Ellene, Ellon, Elynn, Ilene, Illeanne, Ilone, Oline, Willene and Wilone. Other recommended names are Albane, Allana, Blane, Delane, Dylane, Eilena, Eilona, Elanah, Elanie, Eleana, Eleanna, Elease, Eleena, Elena, Eleni, Eliana, Elianna, Elina, Elkana, Ella, Elladine, Ellamae, Ellamay, Ellee, Ellena, Ellice, Ellina, Elliner, Ellke, Ellma, Ellona, Ellse, Ellsee, Ellyce, Ellyse, Elma, Elna, Elona, Elonna, Elvene, Elvine, Elyana, Eolande, Erlene, Erline, Eufane, Evline, Jillane and Sloane. These names tend to be more frequently used than Ellane.

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