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Origin and Meaning of Ellah

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User Submitted Meanings

  1. 2 submissions from South Africa and the United States agree the name Ellah means "BEAUTIFUL FAIRY" and is of African origin.
  2. According to a user from Kenya, the name Ellah is of African origin and means "Wonderfully made".
  3. A user from Philippines says the name Ellah is of English origin and means "Gift of God".
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Notable Persons Named Ellah

Notable Persons Named Ellah

OBE Ellah Wakatama Allfrey

OBE Ellah Wakatama Allfrey is a literary editor and publisher. OBE was given the name Ellah Wakatama on September 16th, 1966 in Harare.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Ellah

Notable Persons With the Last Name Ellah

Charles Ellah

Raja Ellah

Raja Ellah is an athlete for the SCC Mohammédia.


Fun Facts about the name Ellah

  • How Popular is the name Ellah? Ellah is the 12,337th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Ellah have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 819 babies born with the first name Ellah in the United States. That's more than enough people named Ellah to occupy the country of Vatican City with an estimated population of 800 (as of March 1, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Ellah? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 2000 when it was given as a first name to 8 new born babies.
  • When was Ellah first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Ellah is Tuesday, September 28th, 1886.
  • What year had the most people named Ellah born? The highest recorded use of the first name Ellah was in 2010 with a total of 73 babies.
  • Random Ellah Factoid: According to the 2008 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Ellah is not a popular baby girl's name in California. Imagine that, only 5 babies in California have the same name in 2008.
  • Weird things about the name Ellah: The name spelled backwards is Halle. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Alelh. How do you pronounce that?
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