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Gender: F Meaning of Ellen: English variation of Helen, "bright, shining light" Elin's Popularity in 2014: #733

The Elin variation makes an old favorite sleeker and more modern. Elin came to prominence via the ex-Mrs. Tiger Woods.

Famous People Named Elin

Elin Nordegren, Swedish model & ex-wife of golfer Tiger Woods
Elin Kling, Swedish fashion blogger
Elin Snakenborg, a maid of honour to Queen Elizabeth I
Elin Hildebrand, American Author

Pop Culture References for the name Elin

Elin, Lauriane Gillieron's Swedish character (Psych season 7, episode 8: Right Turn or Left for Dead)