When Timothy Ellis was born on 25 November 1792, in Fayette, Kentucky, United States, his father, John Ellis, was 44 and his mother, Sarah Parrish, was 41. He registered for military service in 1812. He died on 6 June 1813, at the age of 20.
English: from the Middle English personal name Elis, an Old French vernacular form of Elias, the Latin and New Testament Greek form of Hebrew Eliyahu; see Elijah and compare Elias , Lias , Ely .
English: possibly in some instances from the Middle English female personal name Elice, a pet form of Elizabeth .
Welsh: from Elis, a shortened form of the Welsh personal name Elisse (earlier Elisedd, a derivative of elus ‘kindly, benevolent’). As usual in Welsh, the stress in Elisse is on the penultimate syllable -li-, which shifts to initial El- when the name is shortened to Elis. It later became confused with Ellis in 1 above.
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