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The name Ella is a baby girl name. The name Ella comes from the English origin. In English The meaning of the name Ella is: Abbreviation of Eleanor and Ellen: Beautiful fairy. A diminutive of feminine names begining with El or ending with ella. Famous bearer: American jazz singer Ella Fitzgerald; American poet Ella Wheeler Wilcox.

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Boy or Girl ?: girl
Origin of name: English
Meaning: Abbreviation of Eleanor and Ellen: Beautiful fairy. A diminutive of feminine names begining with El or ending with ella. Famous bearer: American jazz singer Ella Fitzgerald; American poet Ella Wheeler Wilcox.
Expression number: 3
SoulUrge Number: 6
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written by Shiloh, July 14, 2009
I just named my daughter Ella Grace... beautiful name.
Perfect :)
written by Karen, July 18, 2009
I love this name, I would like to call my baby girl Ella May or Ella Rose!
Orginal and uncommon and it doesn't sound tacky like some other names!
written by Linda, January 22, 2010
I have been tossing around a few "favourite" baby girl names for a while now.. and Ella Grace just seems to stick.. I think they are both elegant and "old fashioned names".. We were going to go with Holly, but I can't get the name Ella out of my head!!!!

As for Ella the Mad's comment

ritten by Ella the mad, March 17, 2008

My name is ella and im 23. I really pisses me off that all these kids now have my name. I realise that i wasnt the first person to be called ella but it still anoys me because i used to enjoy having a not so common name.

You should be proud and flattered that so many people like your name and want to use it for their children.. That would quality would suit your name more than getting mad about it !!!!!!!!
ella *sigh*
written by Sovay Barrett, February 15, 2010
my middle name is Gabriela so some people call me Ella, which is fine by me, I am practically in love with that name.

If I have a girl ill name her Ella, if it's a boy, i think ill call him Hunter
written by Lexi, April 21, 2010
I love the name Ella is it so graceful and pretty!
My daughter's name
written by Cat, June 11, 2010
I had no idea what the name meant, I figured it meant something like "girl". This is the name of my youngest, she was named after her great-great grandmother whom we all loved and she passed a year before my Ella was born. Seeing it's meaning, it fits my little one perfectly.

As for Ella the mad, the name is still not as common as Jennifer and Jason were for my generation. My sister's name is Jennifer, and my brother-in-law's name is Jason. If I had to go through what they have with their very common names, then I could understand being mad over a name. Ella's still not that common, even if it was one of the top baby names for 2002. Sympathizing with the Jennifers and Jasons, I wanted uncommon names for my kids. When I first decided on the name Morgan, it was very uncommon. However, by the time my daughter was born in 98 I was hearing the name everywhere. I loved the name too much to give it up, but worried about it being too common. My fears were unnecessary, she's only had to share her name with two other students in the entire school. My Ella's 7 and has yet to meet another Ella in real life, but she's thrilled when she hears her name in movies. "Ella Enchanted" was one of her favorites for the longest time. Now she enjoys being called "Ella-Bella" since her big sister loves Twilight.
Ella the mad
written by zoe, June 30, 2010
Ella the mad, you really need to get over yourself, you are right, you are not the only one with that name and definately were not the first so i dont understand why you're having a sook.

when i was younger my name was quite uncommon too. And now it has started becoming rather popular. Rather than getting uptight about it, it actually makes me happy because its such a beautiful name.
written by tracey, July 14, 2010
my moms name is ella its weird i hear other little girl with ella and it sounds so soft and elegant but when i think of my mom and her name it never seemed elegant on her lol

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