The meaning of the name Ella is Young Girl. The origin of the name Ella is Spanish. This is the culture in which the name originated, or in the case of a word, the language.
Ella can also be the short form of Eleanor, likely a combination name of “Aenor” and “other.” Ella may also be a Greek name when a variation of Hellas (Greece). In Hebrew, Ella means goddess.
Famous people named Ella includ jazz and blues singer Ella Fitzgerald, singers Ella Henderson and Ella Jenkins. Ella Raines is an American actress and Ella Young is an Irish poet. Ella Baker was an African American civil rights activist.
Popular fictional characters named Ella include is Disney’s Cinderella, formed by the name Ella and the cinders in the fireplace, which she swept. Ella is also the main character in Disney's Frozen. Ella the Elephant is a cartoon show for children. Ella is also a place name with locations in the United States (Kentucky, Wisconsin), Australia, Sri Lanka and Greenland. There is also a Lake Ella in Florida.