"descendant of Hilary"

Ellery Origin and Meaning

The name Ellery is a girl's name of English origin meaning "descendant of Hilary".

In the past few years Ellery has gone from middle-aged male detective to a plausible girls' name, a la Hillary.

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Famous People Named Ellery

  • Ellery Breck HollingsworthAmerican snowboarder
  • Ellery SprayberryAmerican actress
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Ellery in Pop Culture

  • Rhine Ellerymain character of "The Chemical Garden Trilogy"
  • Claire Ellerymain character of the game "Strange Cases: The Secrets of Grey Mist Lake"

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