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Is Cinderella's name really Ella?

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sarah Her name is Ella but her step sisters made fun of her for being covered in cinders that they technically put on her by forcing her to work. So they decided to remind her of how she is their slave every time someone says her name CINDERella
Eve Yes. Cinderella is a nickname she received from her stepsisters and stepmother because she would be so worn out at night she would fall asleep by the fireplace, covering herself in ashes and cinder. Her given name is Ella.
Monet Her real name is Ella, but she is known as "Cinderella" because she worked in the Cinders of a Chimney and got ash on her face. This is what I've heard.
Emily Savage Cinderella doesn't really have a name. She is known as "Cinderella", "Ashputtel", "Cat-Skin". Ella would just be a derivative of Cinder-ella, and also Eleanor, which is Ella's real name.
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