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Meaning and name origin

Eloi \e-loi\ as a boy's name is of Hebrew and Latin origin, and the meaning of Eloi is "high; elect". Eloi is a variant of Eli (Hebrew); biblical: Eli was a priest and judge who brought up the prophet Samuel. Also a variant of Eligius (Latin): saint Eligius was a seventh-century French metalworker and engraver of coins who later founded a monastery and a convent.


Variations

Eloi has 3 variant forms: Elie, Eloy, Ely.


Popularity

Eloi is not a popular first name for males and an equally uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Eloi and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Eli (#49), Ely, Eloy and Elie. (2014 statistics).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Eli, Ely, Eloy, Elie in U.S.

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


Similar Names

Eloi is also pronounced similarly to Ali, Alois, Elia, Eliu, Elli and Elois. Other suggested similar baby names are Elof, Elon, Elov and Elroi. These names tend to be more commonly used than Eloi.

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