Elle Name Meaning & Origin

Elle

Pronunciation: EHL (key)

This is emerging as a more modern, glossy take on Ella, thanks to model Elle McPherson, the fashion magazine Elle, and Elle Woods, the heroine of Legally Blonde. It's most often pronounced as one syllable.

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Related Names:

Elizabeth, Ellen, Giselle

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Nicknames for Elle

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Elle-belle/Ellie-belly
Elle Bell

Meanings and history of the name Elle
Famous real-life people named Elle

Elle Fanning, American actress
Elle Macpherson, Australian supermodel
Elle Fowler, Social Media Mogul
Elle Matthews (b. 1975) French & Canadian model of Armenian descent
Elle Evans, American model & actress appeared in Robin Thicke's music video "Blurred Lines"
Elle Navarro, American Model
Elle Liberachi, British Model of Italian & French Heritage
Elle Johnson , American Bikini Supermodel, born October 25, 1990 in Park City,Utah

Elle in song, story & screen

Elle Woods from the film "Legally Blonde"
Special Agent Elle Greenway - Character on "Criminal Minds" portrayed by Lola Glaudini
Elle Bishop is a main character on the show "Heroes"
Eleven or Elle in Netflix "Stranger Things"
Elle Evans from Netflix's "The Kissing Booth"
Elle (stylized ELLE) is a worldwide lifestyle magazine of French origin that focuses on fashion, beauty, health, and entertainment.
Founded in 1945
"Elle" 2016 French thriller film directed by Paul Verhoeven
"Elle" a song by Sophie from Product
Elle - A Sri Lankan sport similar to baseball
Elle Tomkins, character in Netflix's, "The Society"
Elle: A Modern Cinderella Tale, 2010 teen musical comedy-drama film about Elle Daniels

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