Ellysia Name Meaning & Origin
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Pronounced "Ellie-sha" (softer pronounciation on the "sha")
and has various alternatives such as "ellie-see-a" or "Aly-sha" although the latter is ussually spelt with a A. It can be shortened to "Elly" or "Ellie" as many people find the spelling/pronounciation difficult.
Some people pronounce it differently, saying "Ellis-see-ah" (softer pronunciation on the "ah" )
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This is my name and pronounced "Elly-sha" and i have been nicknamed "Elly" because of others difficulty with the name.
My name was very unique when i was born; however, shortly afterwards Alesha Keys gained fame so the name surged in popularity.
It may be interesting to note i am English and about 18yrs, so i dont know of its popularity in other countries.
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Ellysia is Greek for "sweetly blissful" "Blessed" "struck by lightning"
It is Latin for "blessed house" and "blessed"
It is also celtic for "truthful and inteligent" and is the celtic variation of Elizabeth.
Origionally, the name "Ellysia" comes from the term "Elysium" and the "Elysium fields" which is a section of the afterlife in greek mythology; where Zeus' mortal children went after they died. In this sence "Elysium fields" is heaven. The Elysium fields is depicted as a paradise with poplar trees.
The nickname most common for this name is "Elly" which is Latin for "light" and "Tortch". It also has a japanese varient "Eri" with the kanji meaning "blessed" and "Reason", similar to "Ellysia"'s meaning.
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Its derivation "Elysium" is mentioned in Shakespeare and Beethoven's 9th symphony.