Meaning and Origin of: Ellis
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First name origins & meanings:
- Hebrew : The Lord is God
- English, Greek, Hebrew : My God is Jehovah, variation of Elias from Elijah
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Last name origin & meaning:
- 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’.