Ellis, Elisedd

Gender: Masculine
Origin: Welsh
Meaning: “kind.”
(EL-lis; EL-ih-SETH)

Ellis is an anglicized form of the Welsh male name, Elisedd which is derived from the Welsh element, elus meaning “kind.” The name was borne by at least two Welsh kings.

Currently, Ellis is the 732nd most popular male name in the United States, (2010).


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