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 (#1841 out of 88799, 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, 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)