Ellison: Meaning, Popularity, Origin of Baby Name Ellison

Ellison

Pronunciation: EH-li-sən (key)

Origin of the name Ellis:

Transferred use of the surname originating from the personal name Elis, a Middle English variant of Elisha (God is salvation).

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I have a daughter named Ellison and while I think this sounds feminine (think Allison), it clearly seems like a boys name to the general person, so you will get gender confusion a lot. Cute nicknames available: Ellie or Elle.

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Ralph Ellison, author of "The Invisible Man"
Harlan Ellison, author of science fiction and screenplays
Larry Ellison, co-founder of Oracle Corporation

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