Elliot Name Meaning & Origin

Elliot

Pronunciation: EHL-ee-ət (key)

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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Elle, Ellie,

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Famous real-life people named Elliot

Singer Sting and commentator George Stephanopoulos both have daughters named Elliott.

Elliot in song, story & screen

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.

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