Meaning and name origin
Eloy \e-loy\ as a boy's name is of Hebrew and Latin origin, and the meaning of Eloy is "high; elect". Eloy 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.
Eloy is a somewhat popular first name for males (#869 out of 1220, Top 71%) and also a somewhat popular surname or last name for all people (#52008 out of 88799, Top 59%) (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Eloy for boys. Eloy reached its highest rank of #725 in the U.S. in 1960-1969. (2014 statistics).