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Elliot is an English boy’s baby name meaning “Jehovah is God”. Elliot (and spelling variant Elliott) is derived from the Hebrew name Elijah and the Greek name Elias. Elliot is a traditional go-to name that has been growing even more popular in the last decade.

Meaning of the name Elliot:

English: Jehovah is God
Scottish: with strength and bravery

Origin of the name Elliot:

Elliot is an English baby boy’s name that means “Jehovah is God”. Elliot derives from the Hebrew name Elijah. Elliot is also an Anglicized version of a Scottish clan surname meaning “with strength and bravery”.

Symbolism of the name Elliot:

The Scottish Clan Elliott is symbolized by white hawthorn, which is a flowering tree that is known as a symbol of fertility and protection.

Style of the name Elliot:

traditional

Gender of the name Elliot:

Elliot is a boy's name.

Pronunciation of the name Elliot:

EHL-ee-ət

Number of syllables in the name Elliot:

three

Emotion evoked from the name Elliot:

Elliot evokes feelings of independence and strength.

Alternative spellings for the name Elliot:

Elliott, Elliotte, Eliot, Elyot

Nicknames for the name Elliot:

Popularity of the name Elliot:

According to the Social Security Administration, Elliot is a baby boy’s name that has been popular since 1900. Elliot has been at peak popularity since 2016 when it entered the top 200 baby names.

Related names for the name Elliot:

Great middle names for the name Elliot and their meanings:

Famous people with the name Elliot:

  • Elliot Knight (English actor)
  • Elliot Cowan (English actor)
  • Elliot Bunney (Scottish athlete)
  • Elliot Gleave (British singer/rapper)

Elliot in popular culture:

  • Elliot Stabler (television, “Law & Order SVU”)
  • Elliot Grey (literature, “Fifty Shades of Grey” by E. L. James)
  • Elliot Spencer (television,6 “Leverage”)
  • Dr. Elliot D (television, “Scrubs”)