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Gender: F Meaning of Ellie: "bright shining one" Origin of Ellie: English, diminutive of Eleanor and Ellen Ellie's Popularity in 2013: #74

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Ellie is one of the most popular girls' names in the UK--yes, in this nickname form, and this warm and friendly name is also taking off here. In 2011, Ellie entered the Top 100 for the first time and Ellie now stands at Number 74.

Ellie has been making many media appearances--she's been seen in the animated film Up, on The West Wing, and even as a woolly mammoth in the film Ice Age: The Meltdown.

One caveat, if you are considering Ellie: Along with all the girls named Ellie and longer forms such as Eleanor and Ella, there are going to be an awful lot of Ellies around in coming years.

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Famous People Named Ellie

Elena "Ellie" Goulding, English singer
Elizabeth "Ellie" Kemper, American actress
Ellie Bates, from the TV show United Bates of America.
Ellie Darcey-Alden, British Actress
Ellie Haddington, British actress
Ellie Krieger, Food Network show host and cookbook author

Pop Culture References for the Name Ellie

Eleanor "Ellie" Bartowski - Woodcomb, character on Chuck
Ellie Fredricksen - Carl's deceased wife in the animated movie "Up"
Eleanor "Ellie" Nash, character on Degrassi: The Next Generation
Ellie Mae Clampet - daughter on the 60's sitcom The Beverly Hill Billies
Ellie Linton - main character in the book Tomorrow, When the War Began
Ellie- protagonist in PS3 game "The Last of Us"
Ellie - the little daughter on the movie Pet Cemetary
Ellie Ewing - Patriarch on the TV Show Dallas
Ellen "Ellie" Andrews - character in 1934 film, It Happened One Night
Ellie Miller, from the British TV series "Broadchurch"
Ellie Langford, character in Dead Space
Ellie Walker, character on The Andy Griffith Show
Ellie Harp, character on One Tree Hill
Ellie Trout, General Hospital character
Eleanor "Ellie" Woodcomb, character on TV show Chuck
Eleanor "Ellie" Bishop, character on NCIS
Ellie Parker, 2005 film
Ellie Stinson, daughter of Barney on "How I Met Your Mother"