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Gender: M Meaning of Ellington: "Ellis's town" Origin of Ellington: English place-name and surname

Ellington is a swinging musical name, evoking the jazzy and elegant persona of the Duke (born Edward Kennedy Ellington). While that reference may seem to make Ellington a male name, it is also occasionally used for girls.

Ellington is the winning middle name of Cynthia Nixon's son Max.

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Famous People Named Ellington

Edward "Duke" Ellington - American composer and pianist
Ellington Lee Ratliff - drummer of the band R5, guest starred in the pilot episode of the Nick show Victorious

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