The name Ellie ranked 275th in popularity for females of all ages in a sample of 2000-2003 Social Security Administration statistics and 1198th in popularity for females of all ages in a sample of the 1990 US Census.
Though this name has fluctuated in use, it has been quietly present throughout the last century.
Another theory is that this name derives from a Norman French nickname for those with names containing the element ali, meaning ''foreigner.''
In Hebrew it means goddess.
Arts and Music
Wrote ''''Da Doo Ron Ron'''' and ''''Be My Baby'''' (see list of Songwriters)