Meaning and name origin
Ellie is a very popular first name for females (#1198 out of 4276, Top 28%) and a slightly less popular surname or last name for all people (#47543 out of 88799, Top 54%) (Source: 2000 U.S. Population Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Ellie for girls. Ellie reached its highest rank of #55 in the U.S. in 2014 (Source: 2014 Birth Name Statistics).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Ellie and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Elizabeth (#14), Ella (#17), Ellie (#55), Eleanor (#78), Alice (#97), Eloise (#300), Elle (#395), Helen (#404), Elaine (#654), Ellen (#656), Elly and Eilidh. (Source: 2014 Birth Name Statistics).
Ellie▲ is also pronounced similarly to Ailie, Aillie, Alie, Alli, Allia, Allie▲, Eli, Elia, Elli, Ellia, Elois, Eulia, Illia, Ollie▼, Ulli, Wallie, Willie▼, Yolie and Yollie. Other suggested similar baby names are Elfie, Elkie, Ellice, Ellin, Ellke, Ellse, Elsie▲ and Elvie▼. These names tend to be less commonly used than Ellie.