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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 has 3 variant forms: Elie, Eloi, Ely.


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).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Eloy name in U.S.

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

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

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

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

Similar Names

Eloy is also pronounced similarly to Aly, Elia, Eliu, Elli and Elois. Other suggested similar baby names are Cloy, Elof, Elon, Elov and Elroy. These names tend to be less commonly used than Eloy.