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TypeSurname (from given name)
UsageEnglish
PronouncedPron.EL-i-sən
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Meaning & History

Patronymic form of the English name Ellis, from the medieval given name Elis, a vernacular form of ELIJAH.

Related Names

Other Languages & CulturesIliev Bulgarian Ilić Croatian Illés Hungarian Iliescu Romanian Ilić Serbian
Entry updated August 16, 2017   Contribute