Ellen Name Meaning

English: from the usual medieval vernacular form of the female personal name Helen (Greek Helene). This was the name of the mother of Constantine the Great, a devout Christian who was credited with finding the True Cross. It was a popular name in Britain, due to the legend (which has no historical basis) that she was born in Britain. English: variant of Hillian. Dutch: from a short form of any of several Germanic personal names beginning with the element Ellen-, as, for example, Ellenborg.

List of People with Surname Ellen

Based on our public records, there are a total of 1,034 people with the surname Ellen. Among these people surnamed Ellen, there are approximately 154 distinct names, with an average of 6 people who share the same name. Jo Ellen, Sue Ellen and David Ellen are the top three most widely-used names from the list of people surnamed Ellen, with 60, 30 and 22 people respectively.

In addition, Our data shows that California has the most people surnamed Ellen, with a total of 103 people, and there are a total of 72 distinct names among these people. North Carolina is the second-most populous state for people with the surname Ellen, with a total of 80 people and an average of 52 distinct names.