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What does Ellson mean?

Ellson Pronunciation of Ellson [ell-son] as a boys' name is of Old English derivation, and Ellson means "son of Ellis". Ellson is an alternate spelling of Ellison (Old English): author Ralph Ellison.

Associated with: old english.


Ellson has 1 variant: Elson.

3 more relations via Ellison: Elison, Elisson and Ellyson.

Creative forms:
(male) Ethson, ..

(female) Ellor, ..

Middle name pairings:
Ellson Johann (E.J.), ..

How popular is Ellson?

Ellson is an unusual given name for men but a very prominent surname for both adults and children (#53420 out of 150436, Top 36%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Prominent related forms of Ellson (not ranked) are Ellison (#1687 in recent rankings) and Elson. Other forms, like Elison, are uncommon. These relations of Ellson are at the apex of their popularity presently. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Ellison, Elson in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Ellson and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Ellson is pronounced similarly to Allcen, Allson, Willson and Wilson. Other recommended names are Alison, Allison, Allon, Allston, Allton, Allyson, Colson, Edison, Edson, Eilgin, Eilon, Eldon, Elgin, Eliron, Eliso, Eljin, Elkan, Elliot, Ellrod, Ellston, Ellton, Elon, Elsdon, Elston, Elton, Gillson, Gilson, Nelson and Nilson. These names tend to be more commonly used than Ellson.

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