Elliot Name Meaning & Origin
Origin of the name Elliot:
Transferred use of the surname that originated as a diminutive of the Old French Ēlie, a cognate of the Hebrew Elijah (Jehovah is God). The name received a boost in popularity due to the central character in the popular movie E.T. Var: Eliot, Eliott, Elliott.
From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.
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Singer Sting and commentator George Stephanopoulos both have daughters named Elliott.
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Dr. Elliot Reid (played by Sarah Chalke), lead character in the American television comedy Scrubs
Elliot (boy) from AT
Elliot was the dragon's name in Pete's Dragon.