Origin:Hebrew
Popularity:724
Meaning:sun ray
Elle Woods from 'Legally Blonde' put a bubbly, you-go-girl spin on this simple name, which soared in popularity when the movie came out in 2001. Elle earns extra points because it has a chic French connection: “Elle” is the pronoun “she” in French. If you want to get in on the “el” and “elle” craze (Ella, Isabelle) but prefer a name that hasn’t exploded yet, choose Elle. It’s worked quite nicely for actress Elle Fanning and model Elle Macpherson.

Famous Elles

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  • Elle MacPherson
    Model

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