Ellis

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See also: eļļis and -ellis

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  • (English patronymic surname): Ellice

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Ellis (plural Ellises)

  1. An English surname originating as a patronymic from Elis, the Middle English form of Elijah.
  2. A surname from Welsh [in turn originating as a patronymic] and a male given name from Welsh, an anglicization of Elisedd.
  3. A male given name transferred from the surname.
  4. A locale in the United States.
    1. A city in Kansas; named for American Civil War veteran George Ellis.
    2. An unincorporated community in Greene County, Indiana; named for politician William Ellis Niblack.
    3. An unincorporated community in Steuben County, Indiana.
    4. An unincorporated community in Minnesota.
    5. An unincorporated community in Missouri.
    6. An unincorporated community in Nebraska; named for banker John R. Ellis.
    7. An unincorporated community in Ohio; named for a local family.
    8. An unincorporated community in South Dakota; probably named for railroad worker A. B. Ellis.
    9. An unincorporated community in Wisconsin; named for politician Albert G. Ellis.

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Ellis

  1. A female given name, variant of Alice.