Eloy: Meaning, Popularity, Origin of Baby Name Eloy

Eloy

Pronunciation: eh-LOY (key)

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My brother's name is Eloy. I think it's a cool name, and sort of romantic for a boy while still sounding strong. But it gets pronounced a lot of different ways - "EEEloy" or "ELoy" or "elOY". The last one is our our family pronounces it, but the others are how most Americans pronounce it.

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El, E.

Meanings and history of the name Eloy: | Edit

Spanish form of the Late Latin name Eligius, from the Latin eligere 'to choose.'
Pronounced: e-LOI

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Saint Eligius, the patron saint of goldsmiths and other metalworkers as well as the patron saint of horses and those who work with them.
Eloy Alfaro, former President of Ecuador.
Eloy de la Iglesia Spanish screenwriter and film director.
Eloy Fritsch, Brazilian musician.
Eloy Cavazos, one of Mexico's top matadors.
Eloy d'Amerval, French composer and poet of the Renaissance.

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