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Meaning and name origin
Ellery \e-lle-ry\ as a boy's name is pronounced EL-er-ee. It is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Ellery is "alder tree". Also related to Latin Hilary meaning "cheerful". Literary: familiar since the 1930s due to the fictional detective Ellery Queen.
There is 1 feminine form of Ellery: Elleree.
Ellery is not a popular first name for males but a very popular surname or last name for all people (#20267 out of 88799) (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Ellery for boys (2014 statistics).
A suggested similar baby name is Ellar. Like Ellery, this name is not commonly used.
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