Ellis
Origin/Usage
Hebrew
Pronunciation
EL-is
Meaning
Yahweh is my God
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Ellis is derived from the name Elijah. Elijah originates in Hebrew language and means "Yahweh is my God". According to the Books of Kings, Elijah was a prophet in Israel in 9th century BC. As a masculine given name it has been used over centuries, but recently its popularity in the United States has risen considerably.

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