Ellis is a gender-neutral name and is of Welsh origin. It can be used for both girls and boys. It means kind, benevolent. Though a unisex name, this name is trendier as a girl’s name than as a boy’s. Pronounced as el-is, the name is currently in the top 500 of NameChef Most Popular Baby Names and in the top 500 of U.S birth chart of the year 2022. Variations of Ellis include Elise, Elyse.
Ellis can be used for both boys and girls.