Ellen [el′ən]
a feminine name: dim. Ellie: see HELEN

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  • Ellen — ist ein weiblicher Vorname. Herkunft und Bedeutung Der Name Ellen ist eine Kurzform von Eleonore oder eine englische Form von Helena. Bekannte Namensträgerinnen Ellen Arnhold (* 1961), deutsche Nachrichtensprecherin Ellen Barkin (* 1954), US… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Ellen — f English: originally a variant of HELEN (SEE Helen), although now no longer associated with that name. Initial H tended to be added and dropped rather capriciously, leading to many doublets (cf. e.g. ESTHER (SEE Esther) and Hester; ÉLOISE (SEE… …   First names dictionary

  • Ellen — fem. proper name, an older form of HELEN (Cf. Helen) (q.v.). Its popularity among U.S. birth names peaked in 1880s and 1940s …   Etymology dictionary

  • Ellen — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Ellen Allien, DJ et productrice allemande Ellen Bahl, actrice française Ellen Barkin, actrice américaine Ellen Barrett, instructrice américaine de fitness …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Ellen — Infobox Given Name Revised name = Ellen imagesize = caption = pronunciation= gender = female meaning = region = origin = related names= footnotes = Ellen may refer to:* One of the shows starring Ellen DeGeneres ** Ellen (TV series) (aka These… …   Wikipedia

  • Ellen — /el euhn/, n. a female given name, form of Helen. Also, Ellin. * * * (as used in expressions) Glasgow Ellen Anderson Gholson Ochoa Ellen Stead Christina Ellen Stewart Ellen Terry Alice Ellen Muriel Ellen Deason White James Springer and Ellen… …   Universalium

  • Ellen — (as used in expressions) Glasgow, Ellen (Anderson Gholson) Stead, Christina (Ellen) Stewart, Ellen Terry, (Alice) Ellen Muriel Ellen Deason White, James (Springer) y Ellen (Gould) Ellen Gould Harmon Zwilich, Ellen Taaffe …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Ellen — This unusual surname derives from the female personal name Ellen , which was the usual medieval English vernacular form of the given name Helen , from the Greek Helene , thought to be a derivative of Helane , torch, and often translated as the… …   Surnames reference

  • Ellen — englische Nebenform von → Helene (Bedeutung: die Glänzende); dänische Form von → Helene (Bedeutung: die Glänzende). Namensträgerin: Ellen Key, schwedische Reformpädagogin und Schriftstellerin …   Deutsch namen

  • ellen — 1. n ( es/ ), m ( es/ as) zeal, strength, power, vigor, valor, courage, fortitude; strife, contention; on ellen boldly; (always neuter in poetry); 2. n ( es/ ) elder tree; (a small tree whose branches are filled with a light spongy pith. The… …   Old to modern English dictionary

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