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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

Eleanor Louise "Ellie" Greenwich, American songwriter
Elena Jane "Ellie" Goulding, English singer
Elizabeth Claire "Ellie" Kemper, American actress
Ellie Bridget Bates, daughter of reality TV's Bates family
Ellie Darcey-Alden, English actress
Ellie Haddington, Scottish actress
Ellie Krieger, Food Network show host and cookbook author
Eleanor May "Ellie" Simmonds, British Paralympic swimmer
Ellie Lambeti, Greek actress

Pop Culture References for the Name Ellie

Eleanor "Ellie" Bartowski Woodcomb, character on TV's "Chuck"
Ellie Fredricksen, Carl's wife in Pixar's "Up"
Eleanor "Ellie" Nash, character on TV's "Degrassi: The Next Generation"
Ellie Mae Clampett, character on TV's "The Beverly Hillbillies"
Ellie Linton, main character in book/movie "Tomorrow, When the War Began"
Ellie, main character in video game "The Last of Us"
Ellie Creed, girl in book/movie "Pet Sematary"
Eleanor "Miss Ellie" Ewing, matriarch on TV's "Dallas"
Ellen "Ellie" Andrews, character in movie "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, character on soap General Hospital
Eleanor "Ellie" Bishop, character on TV's NCIS
"Ellie Parker," 2005 movie and main character
"Ellie," 1984 movie and main character
Ellie Stinson, daughter of Barney on TV's "How I Met Your Mother"
Ellie, mammoth in the Ice Age movies
Ellie Bartlet, daughter on TV's "The West Wing"
Ellie Arroway, main character in book/movie "Contact"
Ellie Rebecca Brass, character TV's "CSI"
Dr. Ellie Sattler, character in the Jurassic Park series
Ellie Torres, main character on TV's "Cougar Town"
Ellie, character in "The Roar" by Emma Clayton