[ 3 syll. el-li-son, ell-is-on ] The baby girl name Ellison is also used as a boy name, though the use for girls is slightly more popular. It is pronounced EHL-ihS-SahN †. Ellison's origin is English. The name Ellison means 'child of Ellis'.
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Ellison is a somewhat popular baby girl name. The name has been increasing in popularity since the 2010s; prior to that, it was of only very modest use. At the recent height of its usage in 2014, 0.016% of baby girls were named Ellison. It had a ranking of #890 then. In 2018, it ranked at #970 with a usage of 0.015%, and it was the most frequently used within all girl names in its family. Although Ellison is today somewhat more frequently used for baby girls, there was a period from 1905 to 1909 when more boys were given the name. After 2013, increasingly the name became more popular with baby girls than with boys.
Baby names that sound like Ellison include Elison, Elenee, Elisan, Elisen, Elisun, Ellyson, Elyan, Elyson, Ailaney, Ailanie, Ailany, Alean, Ellan, Ellon, Ellson, Elschen, Elson, Ailen, Aillen, and Aylen.
† English pronunciation for Ellison: EH as in "ebb (EH.B)" ; L as in "lay (L.EY)" ; IH as in "it (IH.T)" ; S as in "see (S.IY)" ; AH as in "mud (M.AH.D)" ; N as in "knee (N.IY)"