Welsh Name Elis

Elis is a lovely and popular Welsh boy’s name. This name can also be found as a surname.

Meaning of the Name

There are two different thought for the source of the name Elis

  1. The name has been derived from the Greek Biblical name Elias
  2. From the early Welsh name Elise

The anglicised version of the name is Ellis.

Popularity of Elis

Elis is the 96th most popular baby boy’s name in Wales in 2011. This is an improvement of 9 positions from the same government statistics in 2010.

Famous People Called Elis

We couldn’t find any famous people with the first name of Elis. Post your comments if you know of any famous people called Elis.


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