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Meaning & Origins

English and Welsh: from the medieval personal name Elis, a vernacular form of Elijah (see Elias). In Wales this surname absorbed forms derived from the Welsh personal name Elisedd, a derivative of elus ‘kindly’, ‘benevolent’.
116th in the U.S.

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Hundreds of thousands
of people in the U.S have this name
261,635
to be exact
Mississippi
has the most people named Ellis per capita

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