Names of the Week
Quote of the Week
"The trouble with the rat race is that even if you win, you’re still a rat."  More

Elle Meaning


What does Elle mean?

The name Elle is of French origin.

The meaning of Elle is "she".

It is also of English origin, where its meaning is "light".

Elle is generally used as a girl's name.

It consists of 4 letters and 1 syllable and is pronounced Elle.

The Given Name Elle

Elle is a diminutive of Ellen. See Ellen for further details.

Elle appeals to parents who seek a name with genuine depth.

A special name that is sure to be loved.

Solidly popular, this one is a keeper.

Some famous bearers of this name include: Elle Fanning.

Elle Popularity

In the U.S. in 2018, it ranked 380 in baby name popularity for girls with 812 occurrences. Less than 5 boys were given the name.

In contrast, the year before it ranked 374 in baby name popularity for girls with 831 occurrences. Less than 5 boys were given the name.

View the Elle Name Popularity Page to see how the popularity trend for Elle has changed since 1880, or to compare the popularity of Elle to other names.

Elle Related Names

Elle is a diminutive of Ellen.

Famous Elles

  • Elle Fanning ~ Actress

Elle Numerology

Destiny Number, Life Path Number, Soul Urge and Personality Number. These Numerological numbers may tell your child's story. Take a look at the Numerology Of Elle.

Children named Elle are often knowing and neat but most of all they are read more >>

Elle Name Fun

Would you like to fingerspell the name Elle in American Sign Language?

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Elle.

Just for fun, see the name Elle in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

Learn about nautical flags and see your name or message written in nautical flags, on the Elle in Nautical Flags page.