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Ellery 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". May be related to Latin Hilary meaning "cheerful". Literary: familiar since the 1930s due to the fictional detective Ellery Queen.

Ellery has 3 variant forms: Ellary, Ellerey and Elrey.

Baby names that sound like Ellery are Elroy, Waller and Wyler.

Popularity of Ellery

Ellery is not a popular first name for men but a very popular surname or last name for all people (#20267 out of 88799) (1990 U.S. Census).

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Popularity of name Ellery
Popularity of Ellery