What does Ellison mean?
Associated with: old english.
(male) Elliton, Erlison, ..
(female) Ellian, Ellilin, .. Middle name pairings:
Ellison Aydan (E.A.), ..
How popular is Ellison?
Ellison is an unusual given name for men but a very prominent last name for both adults and children (#756 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Ellison entered the list in 1880-1889 and reached its highest position of #1177 in the U.S. then, and is at #1687 presently. (2015 Birth Statistics)
Which version is better?with its variant forms and related boy names. Elson is the only other popular variation form of Ellison (#1687 via latest list) rated in the Top 2000. These relations of Ellison were favored as baby names today (median #1843).
Ellison is pronounced similarly to Alison, Alisson, Allison, Allisoun and Allyson. Other suggested similar names are Addison▼, Adison, Albinson, Albion, Allon, Allson, Allston, Allton, Colson, Davison, Denison, Eddison, Edison▲, Edlin, Edson, Eifion, Eilian, Eilon, Einon, Eion, Eldis, Eldon▼, Elgin, Elian, Eliot, Eliron, Elis, Elisee, Eliseo▲, Elisha, Eliso, Elisud, Eljin, Elli, Ellice, Ellington, Elliot▲, Ellis, Elliss, Ellston, Ellton, Ellwood, Elois, Elon, Elpidos, Elsdon, Elston, Elvin▼, Elvio, Elvis, Elwinn (see Elvin), Emerson▲, Emilion, Emlin, Ericson, Erikson, Esiason, Eurion, Gellion, Gillion, Gillson, Gilson, Jaison, Jamison▲, Madison▼, Nilson, Nilsson, Williston, Willson and Wilson▼. These names tend to be more commonly used than Ellison.See names in meaning and etymology.