Now who wouldn’t want to name their daughter after one of the greatest love stories of all time? Ellie may not have had a long screen time, but she made a significant impact on the watchers. Ellie was actually named after the director’s daughter. So if it could be good enough for him, it would be good enough for you too. Ellie means ‘shine or light’.Ellie is a diminutive of Eleanor. Eleanor most likely originates in Greek language and means "sympathy, compassion". Some sources also suggest a Latin origin and the meaning "one who heals". Eleanor was the name of several queens, as well as princesses. The most famous bearer in history was probably Eleanor of Aquitaine, the queen consort of France and England in the 12th century. More recently, the name was popularized by Eleanor Roosevelt, former First Lady of the United States.
Ellie McDonald - writer
Ellie Goulding - musician