Meaning name Ellen



Meaning name Ellen
Originally a variant spelling of English Helen, possibly meaning "torch." Now considered an independent name.
Ella - Pet form of English Eleanor, meaning "foreign; the other." Compare with masculine Ella.
Elle - Danish form of Greek Helénē, possibly meaning "torch."
Ellenor - Variant spelling of English Eleanor, meaning "foreign; the other."
Ellery - Variant spelling of English unisex Hillary, meaning "joyful;happy." 
Elli -   Pet form of Finnish Eleonoora, meaning "foreign; the other."
Elly - Variant spelling of English Ellie, meaning "foreign; the other."
Ella - Middle English form of Anglo-Saxon Ælla, meaning "all, universal." Compare with feminine Ella.
Ellar - Modern form of Scottish Eallair, meaning "superior of a church cell."
Elldrich - Variant form of German Aldrick, meaning"old ruler; long time ruler."
Ellery - From an Old English place name meaning "island of elder trees."