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For other uses, see Ellie (disambiguation).

Italian: [ell'ie]
French: [ellʼ i]

Spanish: [ˈellie]
Gender Female
Word/name English
Meaning "Pledged To God"
Other names
Related names Elisabel, Elisabeth, Élisabeth, Elisabetta, Elise, Élise, Elisheba, Elisheva, Eliza, Elizabeta, Elizabeth, Elize

Ellie or Elly is a given name, usually feminine, a shortened form of Eloise, Eliana, Elaina, Elena, Eleanor, Emily, Eliza, Emelia, Elspeth, Elissa, Elham, Elliot or Elizabeth, but also a given name in its own right. It is also occasionally a nickname. It may refer to:




  • Elie Wiesel (1928-2016), Romanian-born American Jewish writer, professor, political activist, Nobel Laureate and Holocaust survivor.
  • Elrod Hendricks (1940-2005), American Major League Baseball catcher and coach
  • Elston Howard (1929-1980), American baseball player in the Negro leagues and Major League Baseball
  • Elly Idris (born 1962), Indonesian football coach and former player
  • Eleazer Elly Kadoorie (1867-1944), Jewish businessman and philanthropist in China and Hong Kong
  • Elly Kayanja (born 1959), Ugandan brigadier
  • Elly Kleinman (born 1952), Jewish-American business executive and philanthropist
  • Elly Lefort (born 1987), French and Monegasque bobsledder
  • Elly Rono (born 1970), Kenyan former long-distance runner
  • Ellie G. Shuler, Jr. (born 1936), retired United States Air Force lieutenant general
  • Elly Tumwine (born 1954), Ugandan general and politician
  • Elly Wamala (1935-2004), Ugandan musician

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