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

Ellington Origin and Meaning

The name Ellington is a girl's name of English origin meaning "Ellis' town".

Ellington's popularity may be inspired by jazz great Duke, but the name is used slightly more often for girls today, perhaps because of its trendy El- beginning. Like a host of other El- names, from the familiar Ella to Eleanor to the exotic Elodie and Elula, Ellington carries the popular Ellie nickname.

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Sophielacey92 Says:


eek sounds cute but reminds me so much of beef wellington and i dont even know what that is...

Theodora_Phoenix Says:


There is the Ellie nickname, but this is all boy to me.