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What does Ellette mean?

Ellette Pronunciation of Ellette [el-lette] as a girls' name is a Greek and Old German name, and the meaning of Ellette is "footloose; other, foreign; sun ray". Ellette is a version of Aleta (Greek): also transcription of Alethea. Ellette is also a variant of Ella (Old German). Ellette is also used as a variant of Helen (Greek).

Associated with: greek, sun.


Ellette has 2 variants: Alette and Allette.

10 more relations via Aleta, Ella, Helen: Aletta, Alletta, Eletta, Elle, Ellee, Ellen, Ellesse, Elletta, Ellie and Nellette.

Creative forms:
(female) Eilette, Elate, ..

(male) Eldo, Eled, ..

Middle name pairings:
Ellette Aracely (E.A.), ..

How popular is Ellette?

Ellette is an uncommon first name for women. Ellette is a rare last name too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related girl names. Popular varying forms of Ellette (outside Top 2000) are Aleta, Aletta, Ella (#18 from recent data), Elle (#398), Ellen (#705), Ellie (#47) and Helen (#419). Usage of these forms of Ellette was well-received during the years 1900-1909 (adoption of 5.7%) and is now much diminished (adoption 1.1%, down 80.2%). Helen is more ubiquitous than the rest, though Ella is now higher in the list, while forms such as Helen have become less popular. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Aleta, Aletta, Ella, Elle, Ellen in U.S.

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

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

Similar Names

Ellette is alike in pronunciation to Allouette, Alouette, Alowette, Eliette, Elyette, Olette, Willette and Yolette. Other suggested similar names are Arlette, Bellette, Cloette, Colette, Collette, Earlette, Eevette (see Evette), Elethea, Elitta, Ellene, Elleree, Ellita, Emmette, Erletta, Erlette, Ervette, Evette, Eyvette, Gilette, Halette, Jolette, Julette, Kolette, Rillette, Sallette and Villette. These names tend to be more frequently used than Ellette.

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