Baby Name Popularity, Data, and History


Meaning: Young Girl
Main Origin Language: Spanish
(Or View Ella Boy)

In 2017 the name Ella...

• was given to 8,014 baby girls
• was the 16th most popular name for baby girls
• was 16% less popular than it was ten years ago
• was most popular in North Dakota, South Dakota, and Alabama
• was least popular in New Mexico, Idaho, and Texas
• was about as popular as Sofia and Madison
Babies Named Ella Born Per Year
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Total Number
(In years of less than five births the number born is listed as zero and the rank was set to be the maximum rank)

Historically the name Ella...

• achieved it's highest popularity in 2010
• achieved it's lowest popularity in 1987
• is 703% more common in the 2010s than it was in the 1950s
• is 2182% more common in the 2010s than it was in the 1990s
• has the most similar popularity history to Diya, Neveah, Aniyah, Makhi, Aryan, Yael
• has the most opposite popularity history to Margarita, Kathrine, Rebecca, Joseph, Patrick, Sheldon
Rank Popularity of Baby Name Ella Per State
View Geographic History for Ella

Geographically the name Ella...

• 29% more popular east of the Mississippi than west of the Mississippi
• has the most similar state naming pattern as Amelia, Emma, Madelyn, Landon, Hunter, Thomas
• has the most opposite state naming pattern as Kimberly, Melissa, Ximena, Omar, Israel, Iker
Boy Names With Similar Spelling
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Average Age of Benjamin
54 Years
Benjamin is older than 83% of all names
View More Age Information on Ella

More information on Ella by the Baby Name Institute

• How many babies named Ella are born every second?
• What are the chances a kid named Ella will be the only kid named Ella in his class?
• How similar is the naming popularity of Ella compared to other names?
• How was each statistic for this page calculated?
• How does Ella rank among the top 2,500 names of the year?
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