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What does Elly mean?

Elly Pronunciation of Elly as a name for girls is of Old German and Greek origin, and the name Elly means "other, foreign; sun ray". Elly is an alternate spelling of Eleanor (Old French, Old German). Elly is also a form of Ella (Old German). Elly is also used as a form of Ellen (Greek), a variant of Ellie, and a variation of Helen (Greek).




VARIANTS Ili, Ellia, Elli, Ellee, Ela, Alla

ALTERNATIVE FORMS VIA ELEANOR, ELLA, ELLEN, ELLIE, HELEN El, Elan, Elana, Elayne, Elen, Elena, Elene, Eleni, Elenyi, Elin, Ellan, Elle, Elleen, Ellena, Ellene, Ellin, Ellina, Ellon, Ellyn, Elna, Elon, Elora, Elyn, Elynn, Hella, Ilka, Nell, Nelle, Nelley, Nelli, Nelly



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How popular is Elly?

Elly is a somewhat prominent first name for women (#2802 out of 4276, Top 66%) and also a somewhat prominent last name for both adults and children (#88461 out of 150436, Top 59%). (2000 U.S. DEMOGRAPHICS)

Elly entered the list in 1999 and reached its top position of #1257 in the U.S. in the year 2010, and is currently at #1603. (2018 U.S. SSA RECORDS)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Elly name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Elly outside U.S.

Which version is better?

Alla, Ela (#1458 VIA LATEST LIST), Elana (#1581), Elayne, Eleanor (#32), Elena (#66), Elene, Eleni (#1726), Elin (#1186), Ella (#15), Elle (#380), Ellen (#770), Ellena, Ellene, Elli, Ellia (#1738), Ellie (#37), Ellyn, Elna, Elora (#724), Helen (#413), Nell, Nelle and Nelly (#1982) are the popular variation forms of Elly (#1603) appearing in the Top 2000. These forms of Elly reached the peak of their popularity a century ago (USAGE OF 4.4%) and are now significantly less popular (USAGE 1.54%, 65.1%), with versions like Nell becoming less stylish. Elena, Elle, Ellie and Elora are four of the more contemporarily stylish names for newborns here.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Elly, Alla, Ela, Elana, Elayne in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Eleanor, Elena, Elene, Eleni, Elin in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Ella, Elle, Ellen, Ellena, Ellene in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Elli, Ellia, Ellie, Ellyn, Elna in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Elora, Helen, Nell, Nelle, Nelly in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Eleanor, Elena, Elin, Ella, Elle outside U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Ellen, Ellie outside U.S.

Similar Names

Elly is alike in pronunciation to Aalya, Ailey, Aili, Alah, Alea, Ali, Aliya, Aliye, Ally, Ayla, Eila, Eily, Elah, Eli, Elia, Eulia, Illia, Olia, Olla, Ula, Ulli, Willa, Yolley, Yula and Yulla. Other suggested similar-sounding names are Billy, Cilly, Daly, Delly, Eddy, Edy, Elba, Elbe, Elda, Elga, Eliz, Ellba, Ellke, Ellma, Ellse, Ellsey, Ellyce, Ellyse, Ellyza, Elma, Els, Else, Elsy, Elvy, Elza, Emelly, Emlyn, Emmy, Erla, Essy, Etty, Evey, Evlyn, Evvy, Evy, Hally, Hilly, Holly, Jilly, Joly, July, Kally, Lilly, Lily, Melly, Polly, Sally, Tally, Tully and Vally. These names tend to be less commonly used than Elly.

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