Ellis: baby boy name meaning and popularity


Derived from a Welsh surname meaning “kind and benevolent.” Of course this doesn’t guarantee your little Ellis won’t be a giant asshole, but we can hope he lives up to his name.


El, Elly.

Famous people named Ellis:

Football player Ellis Lankster; singer-songwriter Ellis Paul.

Fun fact:

Located in Upper New York Bay, Ellis Island was once the gateway for more than 12 million immigrants to the U.S.

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