What does Eloi mean?
Eloi /eloi/ [2 sylls.] 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) with the suffix -oi. Eloi is also a derivative of Eligius (Latin).
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)
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Eloi and affiliated names. Popular varying forms of Eloi (unlisted) are Eli (#49 a year ago), Loy, Ely, Eloy and Elie. Usage of these boy names was at its highest during 1880-1889 (usage of 0.2564%) and is somewhat lower today (usage 0.1902%, ▼25.8%), with the versions Elie, Eloy and Loy becoming less trendy. Eli (#49) is the most chic name for newborns among these, and there is a rekindling in baby name usage for this name. (Top 1000 Birth Names Records, 2014)