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Ella (EH-la)

Meaning of the name Ella

A predominantly French name meaning 'little cinders', but also has other origins and meanings, namely 'true to all', 'truly foreign', 'truly lively' (Gothic), 'bright one' and 'shining one' (Old Greek), 'goddess' (Hebrew). A popular name in its own right but also commonly used as a short form of many other names such as Eleanor, Ellen, Elizabeth, Isabella and Arabella.

Origin of the name Ella


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