Meaning:The Lord is my God
Eliot is a gender-neutral name of Hebrew, Greek, and English origins, 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." 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
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