Ellison: unisex baby name meaning and popularity


Possibly an Anglicization of the Welsh name Elisedd, meaning "kind" - and the "son" suffix indicates, you guessed it, the offspring of Ellis. So this name essentially means "child of a kind person," and unless you're a total asshole, a fitting choice.


Ell, Ellie.

Famous people named Ellison:

TV journalist Ellison Barber; architect Ellison Harvie; astronaut Ellison Onizuka; marathon runner Ellison Myers Brown.

Fun fact:

This name may also originate from the Greek name Elias, from the Hebrew Elijah, meaning "the Lord is God."

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