Ellen

A variation of Helen and sometimes used as the short form of Eleanor. The name hovered around the top 100 starting in the late 19th century until the early 1960s when interest began to wane. Actress and talk show host, Ellen DeGeneres, has kept the name in front of the public since 1986 when she was the first comedienne invited to visit with Johnny Carson on the "Tonight Show." Often used as a middle name such as Mary Ellen. , Light

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Greek
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Famous Ellens
Ellen Goodman (columnist)
Ellen Burstyn (actress)
Ellen Barkin (actress)
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