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Eloise is the modern version of a classic French name, and it has seen a major surge in popularity throughout the 2010s. There's a chance it will become even more beloved as a baby name for girls in the 2020s. You can thank a famous children's literary character, a well-admired 12th-century abbess and a newfound love for old-fashioned names for its rise through the ranks.

Meaning of the Name Eloise

Eloise is the modern English form of the vintage French name “Héloïse” and means “famous warrior” or healthy. It was derived from the German name “Helewidis.” Because the popularity of the name Eloise dates back to an infamous French abbess with a tragic love story, the baby name is often thought of in associated with love and passion.

Nicknames for Eloise

Eloise's French origins evoke the image of class and sophistication. If you're looking for a fun nickname for the Eloise in your life, we've created a list of possible options. However, feel free to come up with a nickname that's unique to their personality.

Eloise Name Details

Style: Classic

Gender: Eloise is traditionally considered to be a girls name.

Pronunciation: EH-loh-eez

Syllables: Three

Alternative Spelling for Eloise

  • Elloise

Eloise Name Popularity

Eloise has been on and off the list of the top 1,000 baby names in the United States since 1900, but it's more popular now than ever. In 2020, it ranked at number 138, according to the Social Security Administration.

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Great Middle Names for Eloise and Their Meanings

Famous People Named Eloise

  • Eloise Mumford (actress)
  • EloiseOrange-Nassau van Amsberg (countess and member of the Dutch royal family)
  • Eloise Wellings (Olympic long-distance runner)
  • Eloise Laws (singer)
  • Eloise Jarvis McGraw (children's book author)
  • Eloise Drew (character in the “Nancy Drew” book series)
  • Eloise (titular character in the “Eloise” children's book series)
  • Eloise Midgen (character in the “Harry Potter” books and films)
  • Eloise Hawking (character on the TV show “Lost”)
  • Eloise Pritchart (character in the “Honorverse” book series)
  • Eloise Bridgerton (character in the “Bridgerton” book and Netflix series)
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