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ELLIS - Name Meaning & Origin
Last Name Meaning & Related Resources for the Surname ELLIS

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Definition: One of several popular names in medeival England derived from the Hebrew personal name "Elijah," or the Greek "Elias," meaning 'Jehova is God.'

Surname Origin: Hebrew, Greek, Medieval

Alternate Surname Spellings: ELIS

More Resources for the Surname ELLIS :

Common Surname Search Tips
Tips and tricks for researching common surnames and picking your ELLIS ancestors out from the crowd.

ELLIS Family Genealogy Forum
Free message board is focused on descendants of ELLIS ancestors around the world.

ELLIS Family Trees on the Web
The AOL Genealogy Forum has collected a number of Web pages related to Ellis genealogy.

FamilySearch - ELLIS Genealogy
Find records, queries, and lineage-linked family trees posted for the ELLIS surname.

ELLIS Surname Mailing List
Free mailing list for researchers of the Ellis surname and its variations includes subscription details and a searchable archives of past messages.

Surname Finder - ELLIS Genealogy & Family Resources
Find links to free and commercial resources for the Ellis surname.

Cousin Connect - ELLIS Genealogy Queries
Read or post genealogy queries for the surname ELLIS, and sign up for free notification when new Ellis queries are added.

DistantCousin.com - ELLIS Genealogy & Family History
Free databases and genealogy links for the last name ELLIS.

MyCinnamonToast.com - ELLIS Genealogy in All Regions
Centralized search results for family trees and other genealogy info on the ELLIS surname.

References: Surname Meanings & Origins

Cottle, Basil. Penguin Dictionary of Surnames. Baltimore, MD: Penguin Books, 1967.

Dorward, David. Scottish Surnames. Collins Celtic (Pocket edition), 1998.

Fucilla, Joseph. Our Italian Surnames. Genealogical Publishing Company, 2003.

Hanks, Patrick and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Great Britain: Oxford University Press, 1989.

Reaney, P.H. A Dictionary of English Surnames. Oxford University Press, 1997.

Smith, Elsdon C. American Surnames. Genealogical Publishing Company, 1997.

 

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