107 Perfect Middle Names for Ellis

  • By: Jess
  • Date: March 18, 2022
  • Time to read: 6 min.

Your given name may have a significant influence on how others see you later in life — and even on how you perceive yourself. Thus, it should come as no surprise that, given the significance of a name, you will likely spend countless hours searching for the ideal first name for your child on search engines like Google and Bing.

However, after spending an eternity searching for the perfect first name, you may feel as like you’ve run out of steam, leaving you with little energy to devote to the hunt for the perfect middle name! You’ve chosen Ellis for your baby boy, lovely, but what about his full name? Where do you even start?

Don’t panic! We’ve done the hard work for you and trawled all the name lists, parenting forums and the internet to find the best 111+ names that go with Ellis! The list is by no means exhaustive, but hopefully, you find one you fall in love with!

What Does The Name Ellis Mean?

The unisex name Ellis is an Anglicized variant of the old Welsh name Elisud and is derived from the name Elijah. The name Ellis is largely a gender-neutral English name with the meaning The Lord Is My God. Ellis is a short form of Elizabeth or a variant of Ellice for girls.

People believe that the name of their children can have an impact on their future success in life. It can also have a bearing on a child, what their name means. As a result, people often choose names based on their meanings, believing that the meaning of the child’s name may reflect the nature of the child or influence the child later on.

How do you pronounce Ellis?

Ellis is pronounced as /EL iss/.

What are middle names for?

Middle names have historically been used to commemorate a family or another person, most notably a godparent, or even a completely unrelated person, such as a prominent figure in the community or nation.

While middle names have been around for a long time, they were first used in ancient Rome, when Roman males were given a cognomen (or middle name) that signified which branch of the family they belonged to. Today, they are more about experimenting with different, amusing names, or simply putting in a name that you enjoy using.

Famous People Called Ellis

  • Ellis Genge is an English rugby union player for Leicester Tigers in Premiership Rugby who made his international debut for England in 2016.
  • Ellis Rubin is an American actor. He is known for playing a young P. T. Barnum in the 2017 film The Greatest Showman.
  • Ellis Grey was the mother of Meredith Grey and the ex-wife of Thatcher Grey. She was also the birth mother of Maggie Pierce.

How Common is the name Ellis?

The first name Ellis was given to a child in December 4th, 1862, according to the Social Security Administration’s birth record database.

Ellis is the 1,054th most popular name in the history of the world. Between 1880 and 2019, the Social Security Administration recognized 48,089 newborns born in the United States with the first name Ellis. With a total of 1,108 infants, 2017 was the year with the most reported use of the first name Ellis.

It is a prominent Welsh name, occasionally written Elis, as well as an English surname derived from the Greek Elias, Elijah.

How to Choose the Perfect Name to go With Ellis

The most appropriate middle name for Ellis is the one that blends nicely with his first and last names. For example, choose the middle names you want for Ellis from the list below and jot them down on a piece of paper.

Say the names out loud with Ellis at the start. For example, Ellis Aaron.  Remove any names that are strange, bizarre, or difficult to pronounce.

Step 2 should be repeated, but this time include the last name and listen to how it sounds. Delete any further names that don’t sound suitable.

Examine the initials of the remaining names and identify the ones that work particularly well together. Make certain that it does not sound absurd or harsh. Consider Ellis for ones that can be given nicknames when they are grouped together.

By the time you are finished with steps 1-4, you will have cut down the selection to a manageable amount of options that will assist you in deciding on the ideal middle name for Ellis.

50 Best Middle Names for Ellis

Only a tiny selection of ideas are presented here to get your creative juices flowing. Perhaps one of the names mentioned below will turn out to be “the one,” or you may like to investigate some of the names listed below as variations or spin-offs of one of the names listed below. 

1Ellis Liam
2Ellis Kayson
3Ellis Joaquin
4Ellis Avery
5Ellis Beckham
6Ellis Alan
7Ellis Zayn
8Ellis Rudy
9Ellis Maurice
10Ellis Eli
11Ellis Atlas
12Ellis Ian
13Ellis King
14Ellis Ayaan
15Ellis Oliver
16Ellis Will
17Ellis Simon
18Ellis Ryker
19Ellis Frank
20Ellis Angelo
21Ellis Paxton
22Ellis John
23Ellis Malik
24Ellis Quinton
25Ellis Santino
26Ellis Timothy
27Ellis Kobe
28Ellis Zain
29Ellis Willie
30Ellis Orion
31Ellis Kyrie
32Ellis Ari
33Ellis Jaxon
34Ellis Remi
35Ellis Kevin
36Ellis Leonard
37Ellis Parker
38Ellis Damian
39Ellis Seth
40Ellis Quinn
41Ellis Sonny
42Ellis Sean
43Ellis Gunner
44Ellis Salvador
45Ellis Iker
46Ellis Weston
47Ellis Rylan
48Ellis Zakai
49Ellis Kayden
50Ellis Bowen

First Name for Middle Name Ellis

If you have already decided on Ellis as the middle name you might be looking for the perfect first name as Ellis makes a great middle name. We have our top 10 here!

Keith Ellis
Neil Ellis
Rafael Ellis
Everett Ellis
Briggs Ellis
Noel Ellis
Khalil Ellis
Kylo Ellis
Rodney Ellis
Kamdyn Ellis

10 Classic Boy Names That Go Well With Ellis

Ellis Russell
Ellis Anthony
Ellis Mark
Ellis Derek
Ellis Isaac
Ellis Ronald
Ellis Adrian
Ellis Aaron
Ellis Daniel
Ellis Matthew

10 Modern Names That Go With Ellis

Ellis Eden
Ellis Ryder
Ellis Finn
Ellis Holden
Ellis Ranger
Ellis Tim
Ellis Charlie
Ellis Robin
Ellis Otto
Ellis Crew

10 Unusual Boy Names That Go With Ellis

Ellis Ollie
Ellis Jericho
Ellis Amador
Ellis Marco
Ellis Benton
Ellis Raffiel
Ellis Garrison
Ellis Cary
Ellis Grant
Ellis Cato

European Names That Match the Name Ellis

If you love European names or even have European ancestry we’ve compiled the best Irish, French, Spanish, Italian, German and Polish names to go with Ellis.  We’ve kept these spelt in their original authentic way, but you can always update the spelling if you prefer.

7 Irish Boy Names That Go with Ellis

Ellis Colm
Ellis Eoin
Ellis Donagh
Ellis Ruairi
Ellis Eanna
Ellis Lorcan
Ellis Shay

7 French Names to Go with Ellis

Ellis Jules
Ellis Baptiste
Ellis Léon
Ellis Kylian
Ellis Ferdinand
Ellis Elouan
Ellis Aimé

7 Spanish Names That Go Well with Ellis

Ellis Franco
Ellis Adrián
Ellis Joaquín
Ellis Facundo
Ellis Lucas
Ellis Mauricio
Ellis Matthew

7 Italian Names for Ellis

Ellis Rocco
Ellis Amedeo
Ellis Zeno
Ellis Orlando
Ellis Gaspare
Ellis Bonaventure
Ellis Constantino

7 German Names for Ellis

Ellis Werner
Ellis Bruno
Ellis Fritz
Ellis Günther
Ellis Bernhard
Ellis Harald
Ellis Heinrich

7 Polish Names for Ellis

Ellis Gustaw
Ellis Franciszek
Ellis Bartłomiej
Elian Juliusz
Elian Miłosz
Ellis Dorian
Ellis Nataniel

Baby Names of Certain Length

If you have a long or short surname, you might want to choose middle names with just 1, 2 or 3 syllables, we’ve got the best of each to help you choose the best middle name for your child.

7 Names for Ellis with 1 Syllable

Ellis Clay
Ellis Jack
Ellis Lane
Ellis Taj
Ellis Jett
Ellis Rex
Ellis Trent

7 Names for Ellis with 2 Syllables

Ellis Devin
Ellis David
Ellis Aaron
Ellis Kaleb
Ellis Owen
Ellis Nathan
Ellis Louis

7 Names for Ellis with 3 Syllables

Ellis Nicholas
Ellis Raphael
Ellis Joshua
Ellis Dakota
Ellis Isaiah
Ellis Benjamin
Ellis Gregory

Names for Ellis with the Same Initial

Ellis Emerson
Ellis Ethan
Ellis Emanuel
Ellis Ezra
Ellis Edgar
Ellis Eli
Ellis Evan

7 Names for Ellis Starting with A Vowel

Ellis Anthony
Ellis Eduardo
Ellis Omar
Ellis Adam (See Middle Names for Adam)
Ellis Apollo
Ellis Emerson
Ellis Otis

Nicknames for Ellis

Ellis is often given the following nicknames:

  • El
  • Eli
  • Ellbell
  • Lis
  • Smellis
  • Ellie

Different Ways to Spell Ellis

  • Elis
  • Ellis
  • Ellys
  • Elys
  • Elles
  • Hellis
  • Ely
  • Ealey

Similar Names Like Ellis

  • Elin
  • Alice
  • Elyse
  • Ellison
  • Jaelyn
  • Elisha
  • Jaelynn
  • Kaelyn

If you like these names, check out our post on names that go with Edgar

Sibling Names for Ellis

If you already have a child named Ellis, you might be looking for some great sister or brother names that go with it. We’ve compiled some classic names that go together really well with Ellis.

Sister Names for Ellis

Ellis & Averie
Ellis & Allison
Ellis & Natalie
Ellis & Charli
Ellis & Melanie
Ellis & Madeleine
Ellis & Ariana
Ellis & Callie
Ellis & Raelynn
Ellis & Arabella

Brother Names for Ellis

Ellis & Caiden
Ellis & Jagger
Ellis & Otto
Ellis & Kamdyn
Ellis & Bobby
Ellis & Gordon
Ellis & Bellamy
Ellis & Kelvin
Ellis & Emerson
Ellis & Keanu

Take Away For Baby Name Ellis

Those are just a few of my favorite names that go well with Ellis, but by no means is it an exhaustive list. Hopefully it got your creative juices flowing and helped you find the perfect name for you! Good luck and let us know in the comments what you went for!