What does the baby name Elliot mean? Learn about what Elliot means, its history & origin, popularity in our random name database, pronunciation, similar names, nicknames & spelling variations.

Elliot - Name Meaning, Origin & Popularity

Spelling of Elliot
E-L-L-I-O-T, is a 6-letter female given name.
Meaning of Elliot
The lord is my god.
Origin of Elliot
The name 'Elliot' is of English origin. It is derived from the medieval personal name 'Elias', which was the English form of the Greek name 'Elijah'. 'Elijah' itself is a Hebrew name meaning 'Yahweh is my God'.
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Popularity of Elliot
'Elliot' has gained popularity over the years, particularly in English-speaking countries. It has been used as both a given name and a surname. The name experienced a significant surge in popularity in the late 20th century and continues to be a well-liked choice for baby girls.
Elliot currently has 1 like, and is in the top 21% of liked girl's names. The name Abeke is slightly more popular than Elliot.

Etymology of Elliot

The etymology of 'Elliot' can be traced back to the Hebrew name 'Elijah', which means 'Yahweh is my God'. The name 'Elijah' was anglicized as 'Elias' and eventually evolved into 'Elliot'. The meaning of 'Elliot' can be interpreted as a declaration of faith or devotion to God.

Cultural Significance of Elliot

'Elliot' does not hold specific cultural significance. However, it is a name that has been embraced by various cultures and communities around the world. It is often chosen for its pleasant sound and its connection to biblical origins.