About the baby name Ellen

Like the first name Ellen? Find out the meaning of the English girl baby name Ellen, see ratings, get a cute name image to share or save, and more

Baby name meaning

  • Variant of Helen
  • Means light or most beautiful woman
  • In mythology, the abduction of Zeus’s mortal daughter Helen sparked the Trojan War
  • Famous for several actresses and comedian Ellen Degeneres



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