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What does Elleen mean?

Elleen Pronunciation of Elleen [elleen] as a name for girls has its roots in Norman and Greek, and the name Elleen means "sun ray". Elleen is a variant form of Aileen (Norman): Scottish transcription of Eileen. Elleen is also a form of Ellen (Greek): originally a transcription of Helen.

Associated with: greek, sun.


Elleen has 31 variants: Aileene, Ailene, Aillin, Ailyn, Aleen, Alene, Aline, Alleen, Allene, Alline, Eileen, Elan, Eleen, Elen, Elene, Elin, Ellan, Ellene, Ellin, Ellon, Ellyn, Elon, Elyn, Elynn, Ileane, Ileen, Ileene, Ilene, Iliane, Illeanne and Illene.

9 more relations via Aileen, Ellen: Ailee, Elena, Eleni, Ella, Elle, Ellena, Ellie, Ellina and Elly.

Creative forms:
(female) Euleen, ..

(male) Elein, Ellein, ..

Middle name pairings:
Elleen Paizlee (E.P.), ..

How popular is Elleen?

Elleen is an unusual first name for females. Elleen is an unusual surname too for all people. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related girl names. Prominent alternative forms of Elleen (outside Top 2000) are Aileen (#515 from current records), Aileene, Ailene, Ailyn (#1094), Aleen, Alene, Aline, Alleen, Allene, Alline, Eileen (#694), Elena (#106), Elene, Eleni (#1595), Elin (#920), Ella (#18), Elle (#398), Ellen (#705), Ellena, Ellene, Ellie (#47), Elly (#1474), Ellyn, Ileen and Ilene. These relations of Elleen were popular with parents presently (usage of 1.37%), except for versions like Eileen which have become less fashionable. The most trendy baby names among these are Aileen, Elena, Ella, Elle and Ellie. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Aileen, Aileene, Ailene, Ailyn, Aleen in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Alene, Aline, Alleen, Allene, Alline in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Eileen, Elena, Elene, Eleni, Elin in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Ella, Elle, Ellen, Ellena, Ellene in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Ellie, Elly, Ellyn, Ileen, Ilene in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Elena, Elin, Ella, Elle, Ellen, Ellie outside U.S.

Similar Names

Elleen is pronounced similarly to Alleine, Alleyne, Allyn, Allynn, Ayleen, Eilean, Eileene, Eilene, Eilin, Eilleen, Eilwen, Elaene, Elain, Elane, Elian, Eline, Ellaine, Ellane, Ellayne, Ilean, Isleen, Oleen, Olwen, Olwenn and Willeen. Other suggested similar names are Allcen, Arleen, Caleen, Coleen, Colleen, Earleen, Eilena, Eireen, Eleana, Eleena, Ellee, Elleree, Elliana, Ellke, Ellma, Ellona, Ellse, Ellsee, Ellsey, Elmeena (see Elmina), Elsee, Elveena, Elzeena, Emaleen, Evaleen, Eveleen, Evleen, Heleen, Jilleen, Joleen, Jolleen, Juleen, Kaleen, Kelleen, Kolleen, Kyleen, Myleen, Rolleen and Taleen. These names tend to be more commonly used than Elleen.

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