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What does Elliot mean?

Elliot Pronunciation of Elliot [el-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.

Associated with: greek, old, surname, modern, scotland.


Elliot has 6 variants: Eli, Eliot, Eliott, Elliott, Elyot and Elyott.

Affiliated boy names: Elijah and Ellis.

10 more relations via Elias, Elie: Eelia, Elia, Elice, Elie, Elis, Elli, Ellice, Ellis, Eloi and Eloy.

1 feminine form: Ellis.

Creative forms:
(male) Eled, Ellied, ..

(female) Ellied, Elliol, ..

Middle name pairings:
Elliot Sutton (E.S.), ..

How popular is Elliot?

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)

Elliot reached its apex rank of #208 in the U.S. in the year 2015. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Elliot name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Elliot outside U.S.

Which version is better?

with its variant forms and related boy names. Eli (#53 in recent rankings), Elias (#100), Elie, Elijah (#11), Eliot (#1103), Eliott (#1925), Elis, Elliott (#213), Ellis (#419) and Eloy are the prominent related forms of Elliot (#208 in recent rankings). Other variants, like Elice, are seldom used. These relations of Elliot were favored in the year 2014 (median #917) and have remained as popular to this day (#912, 1%). The more fashionable boy names here are Eli, Elias, Elijah, Elliot and Elliott.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Elliot, Eli, Elias, Elie, Elijah in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Eliot, Eliott, Elliott, Ellis, Eloy in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Elliot, Eli, Elias, Elijah, Elis outside U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Elliott, Ellis outside U.S.

Similar Names

Recommended names are Alcot, Allcot (see Alcott), Diot, Edlin, Eilert, Eilian, Eilif, Eilon, Einion, Eladio, Elado, Eldin, Eldis, Eldon, Eldor, Elgin, Elgine, Eliam, Elian, Elihu, Elija, Eliron, Eliu, Ellair, Ellard, Ellary, Ellery, Ellford (see Elford), Ellgar (see Alger), Ellger (see Alger), Ellison, Elliss, Ellmer, Ellrad (see Elrad), Ellrod, Ellson, Ellton, Ellwood, Ellyson, Elmir, Elmo, Elof, Elois, Elon, Elov, Elpidos, Elroi, Elroy, Elson, Elston, Elvin, Elvio, Elvis, Elviss (see Elvis), Elvo, Elwill, Elwin, Elwinn (see Elvin), Elwood, Emelio, Emilio, Emilion, Emlin, Emmot, Ennio, Enzio, Erlie, Erling, Escot, Eurion, Evion, Ezio, Heriot, Wallcot and Wilmot. These names tend to be less frequently used than Elliot.

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