Ellison Name Meaning & Origin
Origin of the name Allison:
Matronymic meaning "son of Alice."
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- Comments and insights on the name Ellison
It's for all you folks who like the name "Allison" but think you want something with more pizzaz.
I like this name, and I think it could also work well for a boy.
- Personal experiences with the name Ellison
We chose Ellison as our daughter's middle name. Her father wanted Ella but I thought it far too popular and I wanted a family name. We compromised on Ellison as a combo of Ella and Allison (a traditionally male name in my family) and we love it!
I named my daughter Ellison after the Ellison ballet! I've gotten a lot of comments about how cute it is:).
- Nicknames for Ellison
Ellie, Ellis, Elle
Our 2 year old daughter is Ellisyn Cate but we call her Ellsi:)
- Meanings and history of the name Ellison
- Famous real-life people named Ellison
Edward Ellison (American ballet dancer)
- Ellison in song, story & screen
"Invisible Man" author Ralph Ellison
Ellison is the name of a cave in North Georgia