What does Ellison mean?
Associated with: old english.
(male) Elliton, Erlison, ..
(female) Ellievon, Ellilin, ..
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)
Charted below is the birth name popularity of Ellison for boys. 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. Displayed below is an analysis of the popularity of the boy name Ellison and affiliated 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.