Meaning and name origin
Elliot \e(l)-liot\ as a boy's 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.
There is 1 feminine form of Elliot: Ellis.
Elliot is a very popular first name for males (#582 out of 1220, Top 48%) and also a very popular surname or last name for all people (#1841 out of 88799, Top 2%) (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Elliot for boys (2014 statistics).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Elliot and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Elijah (#11), Eli (#49), Elias (#103), Elliot (#217), Elliott (#233), Ellis (#443), Eliot and Elie. (2014 statistics).