US Popularity:2768
Other Origin(s):Hebrew
Meaning:The Lord is my God
Eliot is a gender-neutral name of Hebrew and English origin, meaning "The Lord is my God." A short and quirky standalone name, Eliot can also be shortened to Ell, Et, and Lio. With several more popular variants out there—Elliot, Elliott, Eliott—this spelling is sure to be a unique player in the schoolyard. This cute name is also believed to derive from the Hebrew Elijah and Eliyahu. Elijah was a prophet likened to Moses for saving the religion of Yahweh from corruption in the Old Testament. A savior and a powerhouse, baby Eliot is equipped with the strength to fight with a name like this.

Famous People Named Eliot

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  • T. S. Eliot
    Author, Poet

Eliot Name Popularity Data

The Bump Ranking

Overall:Eliot is currently #2208 on The Bump
Boy:Eliot is currently #1543 on The Bump Boy Names
Girl:Eliot is currently #1240 on The Bump Girl Names

U.S. Births

Overall:Eliot is currently #2768 in U.S. births
Boy:Eliot is currently #2926 in U.S. births
Girl:Eliot is currently #21288 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2023
+ 2386
from 2022
In comparison to the previous year's data
  • Name Doctor, Eliot

  • Behind the Name, Eliot, November 2019

  • Behind the Name, Elliott, June 2019

  • Behind the Name, Elijah, January 2022

  • Baby Names 2020 by Eleanor Turner, pg. 100

  • 100,000+ Baby Names by Bruce Lansky, pg. 393

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