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Ella -- Meaning, Origin, and/or Other Information

This eMedTV Web page explains name information related to Ella. This includes the meaning, origin, and other forms of Ella.

Ella is also a boy name. Click here for information on the boy name Ella.

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Meanings and Variations

Ella is from Old English meaning Elf, beautiful fairy woman.
Alternates for Ella include: Ellette, Elli, Ellie, and Elly
Some forms of Ella are: Eleanor
Ella is associated with these categories: Old Fashioned
Famous people named Ella
Ella Jane Fitzgerald, Singer: Known as the "Queen of Jazz" and the "First Lady of Song", Ella was an American jazz vocalist who won 13 Grammy Awards, and was awarded the National Medal of Art by Ronald Reagan and the Presidential Medal of Freedom by George H. W. Bush.
Famous Children Named Ella
Given name: Ella Corinne
Father: Warren Beatty, Actor
Mother: Annette Bening, Actress
Given name: Ella Olivia
Father: Ben Stiller, Actor
Mother: Christine Taylor, Actress
Given name: Ella Bleu
Father: John Travolta, Actor
Mother: Kelly Preston, Actress
Given name: Ella
Father: Gary Sinise, Actor
Mother: Moira Harris, Actress
Given name: Ella Betsi Evans
Father: Ioan Gruffudd, Actor
Mother: Alice Evans, Actress

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