Elliot name meaning

Updated: May 30th, 2024
Gender: Unisex, both Boy and Girl
Origin: English, Hebrew and Old French
Usage: English, Finnish, Swedish, Danish and Norwegian
Pronunciation: pronunciation of Elliot el-ee-it
Meaning: Believes in God, Form of Elijah, Jehovah is God, My God is the Lord, Old Welshman, Elliot and God is My Salvation
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What does Elliot mean?

Prominent and Venerable unisex name Elliot has its origin in English, Hebrew and Old French which is used substantially in English, Finnish, Danish, Swedish and Norwegian, meaning of Elliot is "Believes in God, Form of Elijah, Jehovah is God, My God is the Lord, Old Welshman, Elliot or God is My Salvation".

Elliot is a version of evergreen, biblical and lofty Eli. Eli is variation of famed Ali. Also Eli is variation of ceaseless and loved Ellis. Eli is diminutive of Elias. Also Eli is diminutive of Eliezer.

Eli is also shortened form of Elijah. Eli is also shortened form of Elisha. Eli is feminine variant of Eli M. Eli is form of Names Containing the Hebrew Name Element Eli in Hebrew and Latin languages.

Eli's meaning is The Lord will Help, the Superior and Defender of Mankind has origin in English, Hebrew and Hungarian. Elliot is variant form of acclaimed, biblical and eternal Elijah. Elijah is equivalent of Elias in English language.

Elijah's meaning is Sweet, Beautiful and Smart is of Hebrew origin.. Elliot is equivalent of Elias in Old French language. It is celebrated on July 20th.

How do I pronounce Elliot?

Three syllabled Elliot is most commonly pronounced as el-ee-it.

Variants of Elliot

Elio, Eli, Elijah, Helios, Ilio, Ali, Ellis, Ele, Elia, Eliyahu, Elias, Eelis, Eliot, Elian, Elijahjames, Ilias, Helge, Alias, Ellice

Nicknames for Elliot

If you're looking for a nickname, there is a Plateful that works with the the baby name Elliot. Some of these are:

How popular is the name Elliot?

a popular name in United States having over 46564 recievers in 163 years of usage. When at the peak of its usage in 2017, it ranked 161st when 2416 parents chose the moniker for their baby boys.

In addition to that, the moniker has been in the top 500 baby names 44 times Also, a popular name in England and Wales with over 19605 new-borns have been given the name since 1996.

Recently the name is rising, in 1997, it ranked 61st when 1045 parents chose the moniker for their baby boys. Additionally, the first name has been in the top 100 baby names 23 times Also, Elliot was a popular name in Sweden.

Over 7748 babies have been named Elliot since 1998. At its zenith in 2014, the moniker grabbed the 13rd spot and 566 baby boys were given the name. However after 19 years, the name is currently sliding down on the charts but still performing better than most of the names.

Moreover, the moniker has been to the top 50 baby names 14 times

Elliot was a common name in France. Over 7300 babies have been named Elliot since 1983. When at the peak of its usage in 2016,.

However after 36 years, the name is currently sliding down on the charts but it is still in a strong position. Also, Elliot is common in Denmark where over 1588 new-borns have been given the name since 2013.

At the peak of its usage in 2017, the moniker grabbed the 17th spot and 305 baby boys were given the name. Additionally, the name has been in the top 50 baby names 7 times

Elliot is a familiar baby name in Ireland, it has been in use since 1983 and was able to reach the top 200 names.

Recently in 2017, 53 babies were given Elliot and it reached its peak ranking, 124 on boy names chart. Over 668 people have been named Elliot in Ireland. Also, in Belgium, it has been in use since 1995 and was able to reach the top 200 names.

Recently in 2018, 72 babies were given Elliot and it reached its peak ranking, 164 on boy names chart. There are over 812 babies that have been given the name Elliot in Belgium.

Also, in Victoria, in just 1 years, it has made it to the top 100 names. Recently in 2019, 97 babies were given Elliot and it reached its peak ranking, 79 on boy names chart.

Elliot is a unique baby name in Switzerland, it has been in use since 1998 and was able to reach the top 300 names. In 2013, it achieved its highest ever ranking of 271 on boy names chart when 32 babies were named Elliot.

Over 314 people have been named Elliot in Switzerland. Elliot is a rare baby name in Victoria still in use today. But Elliot is a popular baby name in Puerto Rico where every 1 in 200 have the name as well as in, South Africa, Zimbabwe, England and Ghana.

As per our evaluation, over 110000 people has been named Elliot globally.

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Numerological aspects of Elliot

Great things are ahead of you. As a lover, you are passionate. You are highly resourceful and respectful around people who value honesty, justice, and dreams. To have dreams you want to accomplish means having a reason to wake up in the morning. You are easily triggered by lies and injustice. You possess great communication skills. If letter T is the last one in your name, it reveals you like to live fast.

Parents who liked Elliot, loved these names

  •  Lenore - Meaning of Lenore is Light or Pity is of Old Provençal and Old Greek origin largely used in English is used as a gender insensitive name . Among girl names, acclaimed Lenore elevated to 477th position in 1952 in United States
  •  Marques - Cherished Marques came from Old French, meaning of Marques is "The Marquis", especially used in Portuguese and English is given to both sexes
  •  Annabella - Especially used in Swedish, Finnish and Icelandic cherished, Annabella aimed at girls that of Germanic, German and Hebrew origin, meaning of Annabella is "Graceful Beauty, Easy to Love or Beautiful Grace"
  •  Nash - Famous unisex name Nash is of Hebrew and Old English origin, meaning of Nash is "At the Ash Tree or Dweller by the Ash Tree" is commonly used in English
  •  Avianna - Famed Germanic Avianna is used in English, meaning of Avianna is "Modern Blend of Ava or Ana" is used as a girl name

Sibling Names for Elliot

If you're considering the name Elliot for your baby, you might also be looking for the perfect sibling name to pair with it. Here are some great options that complement Elliot's charm and uniqueness, while still having their own distinct personalities.

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Famous people named Elliot

  • Elliot N. Dorff, American Conservative rabbi
  • Elliot Paul, American journalist and author
  • Elliot Liebow, American urban anthropologist and ethnographer
  • Elliot Valenstein, professor emeritus of psychology and neuroscience at the University of Michigan
  • Elliot Ingber, American guitarist
  • Elliot Stabler, Maureen Stabler Kathleen Stabler Richard "Dickie" Stabler Elizabeth "Lizzie" Stabler Elliot "Eli" Stabler Jr
  • Elliot Perlman, Australian author and barrister
  • Elliot Welles, Holocaust survivor
  • Elliot Forbes, American conductor and musicologist noted for his Beethoven scholarship
  • Elliot Eisner, professor of Art and Education at the Stanford Graduate School of Education
  • Elliot Quincy Adams, American scientist
  • Elliot R. Wolfson, Marsha and Jay Glazer Endowed Chair
  • Elliot Pinhey, entomologist
  • Elliot G. Sander, new President of Bombardier Transportation
  • Elliot Turiel, American psychologist and Chancellor’s Professor at the Graduate School of Education at the University of California
  • Elliot See, Elliot McKay See Jr
  • Elliot Aronson, American psychologist
  • Elliot Meyerowitz, American biologist
  • Elliot Griffin Thomas, African-American Catholic prelate
  • Elliot S. Maggin,
  • Elliot Richardson, member of the cabinet of Presidents Richard Nixon and Gerald Ford
  • Elliot Morley, British former Labour Party politician
  • Elliot Warburton, Irish traveller and novelist
  • Elliot Lurie, American singer/musician
  • Elliot del Borgo, American composer and music educator
  • Elliot Easton, American musician, guitarist
  • Elliot Wilson, English cricketer, born in Hertford
  • Elliot Woolfolk Major, American lawyer and Democratic politician
  • Elliot Goldenthal, American composer of film scores and contemporary classical music
  • Elliot Caplin, comic strip writer best known as the co-creator of 'The Heart of Juliet Jones'
  • Elliot Perry, retired American professional basketball player
  • Elliot Abrams, native of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Elliot Scheiner, music producer, mixer and engineer
  • Elliot Segal, American talk radio host
  • Elliot Johnson, Australian politician and Speaker of the House of Representatives
  • Elliot Mintz, American consultant
  • Elliot Omozusi, English footballer who plays for Chelmsford City
  • Elliot Bunney, Scottish former athlete
  • Elliot Bigelow, right fielder in Major League Baseball
  • Elliot E. Cohen, was founder-editor of 'Commentary Magazine'
  • Elliot Uzelac, American football coach
  • Elliot Koffman, noted computer scientist and educationist
  • Elliot Schrage, American lawyer and business executive
  • Elliot Minor, rock band from York, England
  • Elliot Grove, Canadian-born film producer
  • Elliot Vallejo, He was signed by the Arizona Cardinals as an undrafted free agent
  • Elliot Korte portrayed critical role of Law School Yuppie in 2014 sci-fi movie Not Tryina Die Young: Princess on Vacation.


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