What does Elliot mean?
Elliot \e(l)-liot\ as a boys' name is pronounced EL-ee-ut. It is of Greek and Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Elliot is "Jehovah is God". Diminutive of Elie, the Old French form of Elias. Surname first used as a given name in modern Scotland. Poet T.S. Eliot; actor actor Elliott Gould; Attorney General Elliot Richardson.
Elliot has 22 more related variations via Elias, Elie: Eelia, Elia, Eliasz, Elice, Elie▼, Elis, Eliyahu, Eljasz, Elli, Ellice, Ellis, Eloi, Eloy▼, Ely, Elyas, Ilia, Ilie, Ilija, Ilja, Ilya, Ilyaas and Ilyas.
Elliot has 1 feminine form: Ellis.
Elliot is a very popular first name for males (#582 out of 1220, Top 48%) and also a very popular surname for both adults and children (#3738 out of 150436, Top 2%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Shown below is the baby name popularity of Elliot for boys. Elliot was first listed in 1890-1899 and reached its apex rank of #217 in the U.S. in the year 2014. (Top 1000 Birth Names Records, 2014)
Below is a graphed comparison of the usage of the boy name Elliot and corresponding names. Eli (#49 in 2014), Elias (#103), Elie, Elijah (#11), Eliot, Elis, Elliott (#233), Ellis (#443), Eloy and Ely are the prominent related forms of Elliot (#217 in 2014). These boy names are at the top of their popularity today (usage of 0.4495%), except for the forms Elie and Eloy which have become less fashionable. The more fashionable boy names here are Eli (#49), Elias (#103), Elliot (#217), Elliott (#233) and Ellis (#443), and there is a revival in baby name usage for these names. (Top 1000 Birth Names Records, 2014)