Ellie stands for the nickname Ellen or more ordinarily Eleanor, which originates from the Hebrew element 'el' signifying 'god' and 'or' which means light, so the name signifies 'God is my light' or 'God is my flame'. Ellie is a well-known name, particularly in the UK. Ellie also
describes a beautiful fairy or a beautiful woman.
You must also be familiar with the popular actress, Ellie Kemper, and the famous British pop singer Ellie Goulding. You can call your Ellie with nicknames like Els, Els da bells, Elle, El, El-Bell, Ellie-Bellie. Girls named Ellie are trendsetters who like to take risks. They make good leaders rather than followers.