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  1. ellennoun


  2. ellennoun

    Strength; courage.

  3. ellennoun

    Strength vouchsafed; comfort; grace.

  4. Ellennoun

    A female given name from Ancient Greek.

    And how doth my cousin, your bedfellow? and your fairest daughter and mine, my god-daughter Ellen?

  5. Etymology: Medieval English variant of Helen, from Ἑλένη; also used as a variant of Eleanor.


  1. Ellen

    Ellen is a female given name, a diminutive of Elizabeth, Eleanor, Elena and Helen. Ellen was the 609th most popular name in the U.S. and the 17th in Sweden in 2004.


  1. Ellen

    Ellen is an American television sitcom that aired on the ABC network from March 29, 1994 to July 22, 1998, consisting of 109 episodes. The title role of Ellen Morgan, played by stand-up comedian Ellen DeGeneres, was a neurotic bookstore owner in her thirties. The series centered on Ellen's dealing with her quirky friends, her family and the problems of daily life. The series is notable for being the first one in which the main character came out as gay, which DeGeneres' character did in the 1997 episode "Puppy Episode". This event received a great deal of media exposure, ignited controversy, and prompted ABC to place a parental advisory at the beginning of each episode. The series' theme song, "So Called Friend" is by Scottish band Texas. A running gag was that each episode had a distinct opening credits sequence, resulting from Ellen's ongoing search for the perfect opening credits.

Surnames Frequency by Census Records

  1. ELLEN

    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Ellen is ranked #22770 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Ellen surname appeared 1,125 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 0 would have the surname Ellen.

    77.2% or 869 total occurrences were White.
    14.6% or 165 total occurrences were Black.
    3.4% or 39 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    2.7% or 31 total occurrences were of two or more races.
    1.1% or 13 total occurrences were Asian.
    0.7% or 8 total occurrences were American Indian or Alaskan Native.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Ellen in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Ellen in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of Ellen in a Sentence

  1. Ellen DeGeneres:

    Sound check was great. It went really well. I was really excited, during changeover and the ad break, the microphones fell onto the piano strings, which is what the guitar noise was – some people thought it was [ Justin ] Bieber rehearsing but it wasn't him. We’re on great terms, Ellen DeGeneres said. And it just kind of put the whole thing off, really. Ellen DeGeneres knew Ellen DeGeneres performance was not going well, Ellen DeGeneres said.

  2. Kevin Hart:

    Ellen DeGeneres's not getting on my nerves, but Ellen DeGeneres's saying that I'm getting on Ellen DeGeneres nerves, and you know, whatever. I don't fight it. But apparently I'm annoying.

  3. Shonda Rhimes:

    Ellen Pompeo and I have a pact that I'm going to do the show as long as Ellen Pompeo's going to do the show, so the show will exist as long as both of us want to do it. If Ellen Pompeo wants to stop, we're stopping.

  4. Ellen DeGeneres:

    Ellen DeGeneres from Ellen DeGeneres daytime talk show in 2006. Kathy Griffin explained Kathy Griffin wished there was more of a comradery between female comics. My issue with Ellen DeGeneres is simple, you know, the guys in comedy are so good about sticking together. I feel sad that women don't support each other the way the guys do. Joan [ Rivers ] and I would talk about this all the time. Patriarchy pits us against each other.

  5. Martin Bell:

    Mary Ellen saw this little girl dressed like a woman get out of a car in a parking lot alongside the Monastery nightclub. Mary Ellen instantly knew she would be the star of the photographs. Because Mary Ellen was always looking for that. There it was, it.

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