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What does Eloi mean?

Eloi Pronunciation of Eloi [eloi] as a name for boys is of Hebrew and Latin derivation, and the meaning of the name Eloi is "high; elect". Eloi is a variant form of Eli (Hebrew). Eloi is also a derivative of Eligius (Latin).

Associated with: high (great).


Eloi has 3 variants: Elie, Eloy and Ely.

4 more relations via Eli, Eligius: Eligia, Eligio, Heli and Loy.

Creative forms:
(male) Eleu, Elmi, ..

(female) Eldi, Elei, ..

Middle name pairings:
Eloi Sami (E.S.), ..

How popular is Eloi?

Eloi is a rare first name for males but a somewhat popular last name for both adults and children (#74957 out of 150436, Top 50%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related boy names. Popular varying forms of Eloi (unlisted) are Eli (#53 via latest list), Ely (#1505), Loy, Eloy and Elie. Usage of these relations of Eloi was at its highest in 2012 (usage of 0.4%) and is almost as widespread today (usage 0.4%, 12%). Eli has generally been the top pick of parents. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Eli, Elie, Eloy, Ely, Loy in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Eloi is pronounced similarly to Ahlois, Ali, Alia, Allie, Alois, Aly, Eelia, Elia, Eliu, Elli, Elois, Ilia, Ilie, Ilya, Ola, Ollie and Willi. Other suggested similar names are Edom, Edon, Efi, Egon, Egor, Eilon, Eion, Ekon, Elam, Elami, Elan, Eldin, Eldis, Eldon, Eldor, Elex, Elgin, Eliot, Elis, Eljin, Ellis, Elmir, Elmo, Elof, Elon, Elov, Elrod, Elroi, Elroy, Elson, Elton, Eluf, Elvin, Elvio, Elvis, Elvo, Elwin, Elyot, Enok, Enos, Eoin, Eon, Eri, Erki, Erol, Eron, Eros, Eton, Evo, Ezri, Roi and Troi. These names tend to be more commonly used than Eloi.

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