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What does Ellin mean?

Ellin Pronunciation of Ellin [ellin] as a name for girls is of Greek derivation, and the name Ellin means "other, foreign; sun ray". Ellin is an alternate form of Eleanor (Old French, Old German). Ellin is also a derivative of Ellen (Greek). Ellin is also used as a derivative of Helen (Greek).



VARIANTS Ilene, Elynn, Elyn, Elon, Ellyn, Ellon, Ellene, Elleen, Ellan, Elin, Elene, Elen, Elayne, Elan, Elaine, Eileen, Aline, Alene, Ailene, Aileen

OTHER FORMS VIA ELEANOR, ELLEN, HELEN Allinor, Eilidh, El, Elaina, Elana, Elena, Eleni, Elinor, Ella, Elladine, Elle, Ellee, Ellena, Ellenor, Elli, Ellie, Ellina, Elliner, Ellinor, Ellinore, Elly, Elna, Elora, Galina, Halina, Helia, Hellen, Hellia, Ili, Nelli, Nellie

(female) Ealin, ..

(male) Elein, ..

Ellin Jane (E.J.), ..

How popular is Ellin?

Ellin is an uncommonly occurring given name for women but a very prominent last name for both adults and children (#54522 out of 150436, Top 36%). (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Ellin has not been listed in the Top 2000 thus far. (2015 BIRTH STATISTICS)

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

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

Similar Names

Ellin is alike in pronunciation to Ailyn, Aislin, Alline, Allyne, Eilean, Eileen, Eilene, Eilleen, Elain, Elan, Elayne, Eliane, Ellan, Ellane, Elleen, Ellen, Ellene, Elyn, Elynn, Ilean, Oleen, Oline, Olwen, Olwin and Olwyn. Other recommended sound-alike names are Calin, Eadin, Eaglin, Edlin, Edlyn, Eilis, Eirin, Elaina, Elaini, Eli, Elina, Eliz, Elkie, Ella, Ellena, Ellga, Elli, Ellia, Elliana, Ellice, Ellie, Ellina, Ellinor, Ellis, Ellita, Ellke, Ellma, Ellona, Ellsa, Elly, Elois, Elsie, Elvi, Elvie, Elvina, Emylin, Erline, Etain, Ethlin, Eulia, Evalin, Evelin, Evlin, Evline, Evlyn, Jalin, Jolin, Kalin, Kylin and Nolin. These names tend to be more frequently used than Ellin.