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What does Ellene mean?

Ellene Pronunciation of Ellene [el-lene] as a name for girls is of Norman and Greek origin, and the name Ellene means "other, foreign; sun ray". Ellene is an alternate form of Aileen (Norman): Scottish version of Eileen. Ellene is also a variant of Eleanor (Old French, Old German). Ellene is also used as a variant of Ellen (Greek).

Associated with: greek, sun.


Ellene has 32 variants: Aileene, Ailene, Aillin, Ailyn, Aleen, Alene, Aline, Alleen, Allene, Alline, Eileen, Elaine, Elan, Eleen, Elen, Elene, Elin, Ellan, Elleen, Ellin, Ellon, Ellyn, Elon, Elyn, Elynn, Ileane, Ileen, Ileene, Ilene, Iliane, Illeanne and Illene.

27 more related forms via Aileen, Eleanor, Ellen: Ailee, Elena, Eleni, Elenor, Elenore, Elenyi, Elienore, Ella, Elladine, Elle, Elleanor, Ellena, Ellenor, Ellenora, Ellenore, Elleonor, Elli, Ellie, Ellina, Elliner, Ellinor, Ellinore, Elly, Elna, Helen, Helena and Helene.

Creative forms:
(female) Eulene, ..

(male) Ellewyn, ..

Middle name pairings:
Ellene Rachael (E.R.), ..

How popular is Ellene?

Ellene is an unusual given name for females. Ellene is an equivalently uncommon surname too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Ellene entered the list in 1910-1919 and reached its highest position of #1712 in the U.S. in the 1920s, but is not found in the list currently. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Ellene name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Ellene outside U.S.

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related girl names. Prominent varying forms of Ellene rated in the Top 2000 are Ella (#18 a year ago), Ellie (#47), Eleanor (#60), Elena (#106), Elle (#398), Helen (#419), Aileen (#515), Helena (#534), Elaine (#673), Eileen (#694), Ellen (#705), Elin (#920), Ailyn (#1094), Elly (#1474), Eleni (#1595), Ilene, Elli, Ileen, Ellyn, Helene, Elna, Ellinor, Elenore, Alene, Aleen, Ailene, Aileene, Aline, Alleen, Elenor, Elene, Alline, Allene and Ellena. These relations of Ellene reached the height of their popularity 95 years ago (adoption of 6.2%) and are now significantly less widespread (adoption 1.8%, 72% less), with versions like Ellen going out of style. The trendier baby names in this compilation are Ellie, Elena, Elle, Aileen and Ella.

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

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

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Alline, Eileen, Elaine, Eleanor, Elena in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Elene, Eleni, Elenor, Elenore, Elin in U.S.

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

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Ellie, Elly, Ellyn, Elna, Helen in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Helena, Helene, Ileen, Ilene in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Elaine, Eleanor, Elena, Elin, Ella outside U.S.

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

Similar Names

Ellene is alike in pronunciation to Alane, Alayne, Aleine, Allayne, Alleine, Allyn, Allyne, Allynn, Alwyne, Alynne, Eilene, Eilin, Eilleen, Eilwen, Elaene, Elane, Elian, Eliane, Elianne, Ellaine, Ellane, Ilone, Oleen, Olwen and Olwenn. Other suggested similar names are Allena, Arlene, Celene, Colene, Collene, Earlene, Eilena, Eilona, Eirene, Elaini, Elanna, Elayna, Eleana, Eleena, Eleese, Eliana, Eliese, Elina, Ellamae, Ellee, Elleree, Ellesse, Ellette, Elliana, Ellice, Ellma, Ellona, Ellsee, Ellyse, Elmena, Elona, Elonna, Elsee, Elvena, Elvene, Erene, Erlene, Erline, Evelene, Evline, Jolene, Jollene, Kalene, Kylene, Melene, Nellene, Nolene, Rolene, Rollene and Selene. These names tend to be more frequently used than Ellene.

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