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The name Ella is of German origin, and means all or total.  The table below indicates the number of times the name Ella has been given to baby girls in recent years.  The last 125 years refers to 1880 through 2004; last year refers to 2004.  The rank and count values are based on U.S. Social Security Administration counts for the one thousand most popular names given to baby girls in each of these years. 

Cumulative Usage Chart for the Name Ella
Use of the Name Ella for Girls During the Last ...
125 Years 50 Years 25 Years 10 Years 5 Years 2 Years 1 Year
179,412 37,120 25,090 23,043 20,466 14,002 8,121
The table below indicates the number of times the name Ella has been given to baby girls and baby boys each year, from 1880 through 2004.  A blank entry indicates that the name did not rank among the top one thousand names given to girls or boys, respectively, during the specified year.

Yearly Usage Chart for the Name Ella
  Used as a Girl Name Used as a Boy Name
Year RankCount RankCount
1880131,156  
1881131,148  
1882151,206  
1883161,2519375
1884191,3748906
1885191,3958656
1886191,4648766
1887161,521  
1888181,7747688
1889221,647  
1890231,758  
1891231,6857937
1892271,8089976
1893281,760  
1894311,7618068
1895351,693  
1896361,683  
1897361,708  
1898391,71567311
1899421,5028068
1900421,91175712
1901421,4358847
1902451,5249577
1903501,4199367
1904481,4339977
1905521,43580210
1906541,342  
1907541,444  
1908561,426  
1909601,376  
1910621,586  
1911631,604  
1912691,919  
1913702,066  
1914722,299  
1915752,950  
1916812,965  
1917833,050  
1918843,289  
1919883,154  
1920883,232  
1921903,232  
1922893,157  
1923932,990  
1924943,060  
1925933,017  
1926992,841  
1927982,833  
19281012,661  
19291022,471  
19301072,409  
19311112,156  
19321082,258  
19331132,026  
19341132,074  
19351221,897  
19361261,832  
19371341,748  
19381401,730  
19391321,828  
19401461,671  
19411411,687  
19421521,660  
19431551,656  
19441581,564  
19451571,483  
19461771,496  
19471771,637  
19481781,544  
19491771,545  
19501931,392  
19512061,357  
19522201,246  
19532351,163  
19542441,103  
19552441,122  
1956276991  
1957291964  
1958319838  
1959314868  
1960351746  
1961358714  
1962374630  
1963393596  
1964412561  
1965429479  
1966455428  
1967487383  
1968549310  
1969551320  
1970564324  
1971639259  
1972709203  
1973678220  
1974696211  
1975770183  
1976787180  
1977890160  
1978854172  
1979891168  
1980892170  
1981870177  
1982891171  
1983950155  
1984    
1985    
1986    
1987    
1988955174  
1989    
1990870224  
1991943201  
1992896219  
1993800252  
1994690304  
1995701299  
1996600380  
1997500494  
1998413643  
1999375761  
20002651,211  
20011921,709  
2002893,544  
2003445,881  
2004298,121  
Totals:  179,412 121

During the last 125 years, parents have used Ella as a girl's name about 99% of the time and less frequently (about 0% of the time) as a boy's name.  Cumulative counts and total counts shown on the above tables are slightly lower than actual counts because the name Ella appears in the top 1,000 girl names only 120 times during the last 125 years.

See the Social Security card applications information for qualifiers about the data shown on this page.


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