Eliot name meaning

Updated: May 30th, 2024
Gender: Unisex, both Boy and Girl
Origin: Old French and Hebrew
Usage: English, Faroese, Finnish, Swedish, Danish and Norwegian
Pronunciation: pronunciation of Eliot e-liot
Meaning: Jehovah is God, Believes in God, Hight, The Lord is My God, God is My Helper, Elijah, God is My Salvation and My God is Yahweh
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What does Eliot mean?

Origin of Customary Eliot is in Old French and Hebrew is used chiefly in Finnish, English, Faroese, Danish, Norwegian and Swedish, meaning of Eliot is "Jehovah is God, Believes in God, Hight, The Lord is My God, God is My Helper, Elijah, God is My Salvation or My God is Yahweh" is given to both sexes.

Eliot is variant form of biblical and durable Elijah. Elijah is English equivalent of Elias. Elijah means Loving and Sweet is originated from Hebrew. Eliot is short of Elias. Elias is Italian form of Elijah.

Elias is also Latin equivalent of Ilias. Elias is also equivalent of Helge in Latin language. Elias's meaning is The Lord is My God and Name of One Prophet is originated from Hebrew and English.

It is celebrated on July 20th.

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How do I pronounce Eliot?

Two syllabled Eliot is most commonly pronounced as e-liot.

Variants of Eliot

Elijah, Eliyahu, Elias, Eelis, Elian, Elijahjames, Eliyyahu, Alias, Elia, Ellice, Ilias, Helge, Elis, Elean

Names that rhyme with Eliot

How popular is the name Eliot?

Eliot was a popular name in France. Over 10306 babies have been given the name in 36 years. When at the peak of its usage in 2008, the moniker grabbed the 99th spot and 759 baby boys were given the name.

However the graph is now showing a downward trend after 36 years but still going strong on charts. In addition to that, the first name has been in the top 100 baby names 1 times A common name in United States having over 7330 recievers in 135 years of usage.

Currently the name is rising, in 1983, it ranked 798th when 216 parents chose the moniker for their baby boys.

Eliot is a familiar baby name in England and Wales, it has been in use since 1996 and was able to reach the top 400 names.

In 1996, it achieved its highest ever ranking of 329 on boy names chart when 73 babies were given the name Eliot. Over 944 people have been named Eliot in England and Wales.

Eliot is a unique baby name in Switzerland, it has been in use since 1998 and was able to reach the top 300 names. In 2007, it achieved its highest ever ranking of 238 on boy names chart when 35 babies were named Eliot.

There are over 471 babies that have been given the name Eliot in Switzerland. Also, in Belgium, it has been in use since 1996 and was able to reach the top 300 names.

Recently in 2017, it achieved its highest ever ranking of 236 on boy names chart when 50 babies were named Eliot. There are over 685 babies that have been given the name Eliot in Belgium.

Eliot is a rare baby name in Ireland where it is still in use. Eliot is a common name in Zimbabwe, Madagascar, Puerto Rico, Uganda, South Africa and Zambia while somewhat familiar name in Malawi, England, Mexico, Nigeria, Peru, Australia, Haiti, Canada, Guatemala, Namibia, Papua New Guinea and Chile.

At least, 20000 people globally have carried Eliot as their given name according to our evaluation.

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Eliot in Nordic countries

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What numerology tells about Eliot?

You don't want to do to others what you don't want to experience yourself. You are lagging behind on motivational front. You are sharp-minded and intelligent. Learn how to separate reality from illusion. Widen your perspective and become more aware of your own existence. If you get too attached to everyone, what will you do when if they leave one day? At work, you are often seen as the control freak that has everything done in the said time and date.

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  •  Mirian - Used largely in Spanish, Swedish and Albanian desirable, Mirian is of Albanian origin is a gender insensitive name. Mirian is form of Mirian in Albanian language
  •  Lazzaro - Originated from Italian and Hebrew, Unconventional Lazzaro commonly bestowed upon boys used primarily in Italian and Hindi, Lazzaro means "God will Help or God Helps"
  •  Raphaële - The Raphaële means "God Heals" is originated from Hebrew language
  •  Elsche is Frisian cognate of Else
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Sibling Names for Eliot

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Famous people named Eliot

  • Eliot Coleman, American farmer, author
  • Eliot A. Cohen, American political scientist
  • Eliot Crawshay-Williams, British author, army officer
  • Eliot Bromley-Martin, English first-class cricketer: a right-handed batsman and right-arm slow bowler
  • Eliot Kleinberg, author and a news and features writer for the Palm Beach Post
  • Eliot Weinberger, contemporary American writer, essayist, editor
  • Eliot Slater, British psychiatrist
  • Eliot Pattison, American international lawyer and author about international trade
  • Eliot Wigginton, American oral historian, folklorist
  • Eliot Wald, comedy writer
  • Eliot Zborowski, racing driver
  • Eliot Ness, American Prohibition agent
  • Eliot Engel, U.S. Representative for
  • Eliot Fisk, American classical guitarist
  • Eliot V. Elliott,
  • Eliot Porter, American photographer best
  • Eliot Teltscher, retired professional American tennis player
  • Eliot Feld, American modern ballet choreographer, performer
  • Eliot Tokar, American practitioner of Tibetan medicine, author
  • Eliot Noyes, Harvard-trained American architect and industrial designer
  • Eliot A. Jardines, first Assistant Deputy Director of National Intelligence for Open Source
  • Eliot Halverson, American figure skater
  • Eliot Janeway, American economist, journalist and author
  • Eliot Shapleigh, politician from the state of Texas,
  • Eliot Morris, American singer, songwriter, and musician
  • Eliot Chang in Looking for Gordon Freeman as Actor
  • Eliot Higgins in Todesflug MH17 as
  • Eliott Keener in Angel Heart as Actor
  • Eliot Dewberry in Machete Wants Your GTA 5 as Writer
  • Eliot Otis Brown Walters in Control as Actor
  • Eliot Goldberg in Keeping Up with the Kardashians as Writer
  • Eliot Asinof is credited as writer of movie Breakout


  1. Social Security Administration, https://www.ssa.gov/oact/babynames/index.html
  2. Office for National Statistics, https://www.ons.gov.uk/peoplepopulationandcommunity/birthsdeathsandmarriages/livebirths
  3. Central Statistics Office - An Phríomh-Oifig Staidrimh, https://visual.cso.ie/?body=entity/babynames
  4. Institut national de la statistique et des études économiques, https://www.insee.fr/fr/statistiques/2540004
  5. Sociale Verzekeringsbank, https://statbel.fgov.be/en/themes/population/family-names-and-first-names/first-names-boys-and-girls
  6. Office fédéral de la statistique, https://www.bfs.admin.ch/bfs/fr/home/statistiques/population/naissances-deces/prenoms-nouveaux-nes.html
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