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pinWhat does Eloy mean?

Eloy /eloy/ as a boys' name. Eloy's roots are Hebrew and Latin, and Eloy means "high; elect". Eloy is a version of Eli (Hebrew) with the suffix -oy. Eloy is also a derivative of Eligius (Latin).


Eloy has 3 variants: Elie, Eloi and Ely.

Eloy has 1 more related form via Eli, Eligius: Loy.

Kreatif forms: Eieloy, Eueloy. [more]

pinHow popular is Eloy?

Eloy is a somewhat popular first name for males (#869 out of 1220, Top 71%) and also a somewhat popular last name for all people (#114166 out of 150436, Top 76%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Shown below is the birth name popularity of Eloy for boys. Eloy was first listed in 1920-1929 and reached its apex position of #725 in the U.S. during the years 1960-1969, but is not in the list currently. (Top 1000 Baby Names Records, 2014)

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

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

Eli (#49 in 2014), Loy, Ely and Elie are the popular varying forms of Eloy. These forms of Eloy were at the apex of their popularity during 1880-1889 (average #743) and are almost as popular today (#809, 25.8%), but with the versions Elie, Eloy and Loy becoming less stylish. Eli is the most chic birth name here, with this name having a rekindling in usage. Shown below is an analysis of the usage of the boy name Eloy and affiliated names. (Top 1000 Baby Names Records, 2014)

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

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

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Eloy is pronounced similarly to Ahlois, Ali, Alia, Alley, Allie, Alois, Aly, Eelia, Elia, Eliu, Elli, Elois, Ilia, Ilie, Illya, Ilya, Ola, Olley, Ollie, Wally, Wiley, Willey, Willi, Willy and Wylie. Other recommended similar baby names are Cloy, Elihu, Elof, Elon, Elov and Elroy. These names tend to be less frequently used than Eloy.