Ellar

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Gender: M Origin of Ellar: Likely English variant of Scottish Eallair

Ellar Coltrane, the star of Richard Linklater's acclaimed 2014 movie "Boyhood," is an outlier, namewise. Most others with his first name are girls, and there aren't even many of them -- the last time the Social Security Administration registered the name at all was in 1956, when six girls were named Ellar. Still, with Gaelic names being trendy, and the "El-" sound on the rise, it has some potential.

Famous People Named Ellar

Ellar Coltrane Salmon, "Boyhood" star

Pop Culture References for the name Ellar