[ 3 syll. el-li-son, ell-is-on ] The baby boy name Ellison is also used as a girl name, with the latter form being somewhat more common. Its pronunciation is EHL-ihS-SahN †. Ellison's origin, as well as its use, is in the English language.
Ellison is a variant (English) of the name Ellis (English and Welsh).
See also the related category english.
Ellison is rare as a baby name for boys. At the modest peak of its usage in 1907, 0.007% of baby boys were given the name Ellison. Its ranking then was #831. The baby name has since fallen in popularity, and is currently of irregular use. Out of the group of boy names directly linked to Ellison, Ellis was the most popular in 2018. Though Ellison is slightly more popular as a girl name today, there was a period from 1905 to 1909 that it was given more often to boys. From 2013 on, increasingly more girls than boys were named Ellison.
Baby names that sound like Ellison include Elison, Elamee, Elamey, Elchonon, Elgine, Elhannan, Elion, Elisun, Elkana, Elkayam, Ellisun, Ellyson, Ellysun, Elyakim, Elyan, Elyson, Elysun, Elame, Elem, and Elgan.
† 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)"