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65 Cute Middle Names For Ella

Congratulations, you’re having a baby girl! Double thumbs up because you’ve also chosen their first name, Ella. Choosing the first name for your new baby is a stressful job, your child will be using it every day and you don’t want them to grow up hating their name.

Well done, you’ve chosen a beautiful first name for your baby girl, the hard part is done. Now you can focus on finding the perfect middle name to compliment Ella. 

If you are looking for some middle name inspiration, we have put together a list of 65 middle names that we think complement Ella perfectly. 

What Does The Name Ella Mean 

Ella is a short form of the girls’ names Eleanor and Ellen. Ella has a few different meanings. The name can mean light and in English, it means beautiful fairy woman. In German, Ella means all or other. 

There have been many famous Ella’s over the years including the singer Ella Fitzgerald and famous TV and movie actress Ella Raines. 

Cute Middle Names For Ella 

  1.  Ella Anne 
  2.  Ella Alexa
  3.  Ella Beth 
  4.  Ella Bethany 
  5.  Ella Bree
  6.  Ella Bryony 
  7.  Ella Camille 
  8.  Ella Cate 
  9.  Ella Catherine 
  10.  Ella Carys
  11.  Ella Cassidy
  12.  Ella Celeste 
  13.  Ella Cordelia 
  14.  Ella Daphne 
  15.  Ella Diane
  16.  Ella Dorothea 
  17.  Ella Eliza 
  18.  Ella Faye
  19.  Ella Felicity
  20.  Elle Florence
  21.  Ella Francesca 
  22.  Ella Francine
  23.  Ella Genevieve 
  24.  Ella Gianna
  25.  Ella Grace 
  26.  Ella Harper 
  27.  Ella Hazel 
  28.  Ella Imogen 
  29.  Ella Isobel 
  30.  Ella Ivy 
  31.  Ella Jade 
  32.  Ella Jane
  33.  Ella Jasmine
  34.  Ella Josephine
  35.  Ella Juliet 
  36.  Ella Kay 
  37.  Ella Kristie 
  38.  Ella Kylie 
  39.  Ella Louise 
  40.  Ella Lynne 
  41.  Ella Mae 
  42.  Ella Maria
  43.  Ella Marie 
  44.  Ella Margot
  45.  Ella Margaret 
  46.  Ella Marigold 
  47.  Ella Mary
  48.  Ella McKenzie 
  49.  Ella Natalia 
  50.  Ella Nicole 
  51.  Ella Olivia 
  52.  Ella Paige
  53.  Ella Penelope 
  54.  Ella Persephone
  55.  Ella Rayne 
  56.  Ella Rosalie 
  57.  Ella Rosamund
  58.  Ella Rose 
  59.  Ella  Saffron
  60.  Ella Savanah 
  61.  Ella Skye 
  62.  Ella Sophia 
  63.  Ella Taylor 
  64.  Ella Verity 
  65.  Ella Victoria
  66.  Ella Wren 

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Finding The Right Middle Name

For many parents finding the right middle name is just as important as finding the perfect first name. 

Many parents allow themselves to have a bit more fun when choosing a middle name for their baby. Your child is unlikely to be using their middle name every day so parents can be a bit more creative and choose something a bit more unique. 

With that said, do not let the wrong middle name take away from all of your hard work of choosing the perfect first name for your baby girl. 

If you really fancy a challenge, why not give your baby two middle names? In the US you are only legally required to have a first name and surname on your birth certificate, anything more than that is down to personal choice. 

Where To Look For Inspiration 

As we have already said, most people do not use their middle name on a daily basis so you can take a step away from the more traditional names and opt for something that is a little more wild and wacky. 

Here are some ideas of places you can look for middle name inspiration if you are running out of ideas. 

Family Tradition

The most common place to look for inspiration is your own family. Many families have a tradition of passing down a middle name from one generation to another or choosing a middle name that begins with a certain letter. 

You may want to choose a middle name to honor one of your relatives. This could be a grandparent, aunt, or maiden name. 

Take a look back into your family history and you are sure to find a name that would make a perfect middle name and connects your child to their family heritage. A middle name can connect your child to their family history before they are even old enough to understand the connection. 

Two Is Better Than One

Maybe you and your partner had a first name that was pipped at the post for a variety of reasons. 

The middle name may be a way to use that second place first name in your baby’s first name. Most first names also make great middle names, so you have nothing to worry about. 

Girl in wreath with flower

Memories Or Place Names 

Celebrities are not the only people who can use place names as their children’s names. They are actually very trendy at the minute. 

So if you or your partner have a favorite place that holds fond memories, go for it! 

What To Be Careful Of When Choosing That Perfect Middle Name

Middle names are an opportunity to be a little wilder and more daring with your Children’s names. After all, it is not the name they will be using every day. 

This is why you will often find people with some weird and wonderful middle names that their parents just couldn’t justify as a first name. But there are a few things that you need to consider when choosing that perfect middle name.

Potential For An Unfortunate Nickname

You need to put yourself into the mind of a child and think as they do. If you can think up some cruel and not very nice names to tease your child then you bet that any child in the playground can too.


Remember that your children’s initials will often be written down on display so you need to ensure that they do not spell out any unfortunate words.

With Ella as a first name, there is always the chance that their initials could potentially spell out some less than desirable things.

Flow Of The Entire Name

When you have decided on that perfect first name, along with the perfect middle name and of course you already know the surname, you need to check that it all flows together and is not too clunky when you say it out loud.

If you have any doubts get a second opinion from friends and family and say the full name in the conversation. If the name sounds clunky or you are tripping over your words, there’s a pretty good chance that it is not the right combination of names.

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Different Ways To Spell Ella

If you like the name Ella, there are a few different spellings and variations if you are looking for something a little different.

  1. Ela 
  2. Eleanor 
  3. Ellen 

Cute Sibling Names That Go With Ella 

If you have more than one child. finding names that go well together is another important factor you may want to consider. 

Remember, you will probably say your children’s names a million times together so it is important that they flow well. Here is a list of some sibling names that go well with Ella. 

  1. Ella and Abby
  2. Ella and Ava
  3. Ella and Daisy 
  4. Ella and Grace 
  5. Ella and Norah 
  6. Ella and Ethan 
  7. Ella and Caleb 
  8. Ella and Henry 
  9. Ella and Jude 
  10. Ella and Seth 

The Final Thought

That brings us to the end of our list of 65 cute middle names that go with Ella. We hope you are feeling inspired and have maybe found the perfect middle name for your little one.

If not, hopefully, we have given you some inspiration to keep on looking. There is a huge wealth of names out there and you will find one that is perfect for your baby girl. 

If you are still looking for more inspiration then check out our Two-Syllable Girl names or Amazing Warlock and Witch names.