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Gender: Female Meaning of Elle: "she" Origin of Elle: French Elle's Popularity in 2017: #373

The name Elle is a girl's name of French origin meaning "she". Elle is ranked #373 on our popularity charts and is often added to lists like Movie Character Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "Drop Your Favorite: GIRLS!".

From the experts:

Combine the charming heroine of the movie Legally Blonde with supermodel Elle Macpherson and the trend toward all names beginning with "el"—Ellie, Ella, Eleanor—and you have one hit name.

Elle Driver is the Darryl Hannah character in Kill Bill, Elle Bishop was Kristen Bell's in Heroes, and Elle Fanning (born Mary, sister of Dakota) is a rising young actress.

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Famous People Named Elle

(Mary) Elle Fanning, American actress; sister of Dakota Fanning
Elle Macpherson (born Eleanor Nancy Gow), Australian supermodel
Lisa "Elle" Fowler, YouTube beauty guru
Elle King (born Tanner Elle Schneider), American singer and daughter of Rob Schneider
Elle Walker, co-founder of the YouTube channel "Whatsupmoms"
Elle Mulvaney, English actress
Elle Palmer (b. 2009), daughter of American football player Carson Palmer; twin of brother Fletch
Elle Leona Longoria (b. 2013), daughter of baseball player Evan Longoria and model Jaime Faith Edmondson
Elle Gibbs, daughter of NASCAR driver and coach Coy Gibbs
Elle Corbin Bancroft (b. 2015), daughter of TV journalist Andrea Canning
Elle Fehr (b. 2016), daughter of ice hockey player Eric Fehr
Jaz Elle Agassi (b. 2003), daughter of tennis players Andre Agassi & Steffi Graf
Elle Bradford, transgender YouTuber
Elle Ezra (b.2017), daughter of model Bar Rafaeli and Adi Ezra
Elle Lively McBroom (b. 2016), daughter of YouTubers Austin McBroom and Catherine Paiz

Pop Culture References for the name Elle

Elle Driver, character in the "Kill Bill" movies
Elle Woods, main character in the "Legally Blonde" movies
Elle Greenaway, a character on TV's "Criminal Minds"
Elle Bishop, character on TV's "Heroes"
Elle Brody, character in the film "Godzilla"
Elle McFeast, Australian TV character created by Libbi Gorr
Elle Robinson, character on Australian soap "Neighbours"
Rochelle 'Elle' Evans, character from the book "The Kissing Booth"
Elizabeth 'Elle' Burke, character on TV's "White Collar"
Elle Holloway, character in the game 'Silent Hill: Homecoming'
ELLE, fashion magazine
Elle, French pronoun for "she"
Elle Eedee, daughter of the robots in "Monster High" show and series