Name Elliott Origin, meaning, pronunciation & popularity of the name Elliott


Elliott is a ♂ boy’s name.

What is the origin of the name Elliott?

The given name Elliott derived from an English surname of unsure origin. One assumes a derivation from the Old English name Elwold or from a French form of Elias.

What does the name Elliott mean?

Elliott means “my God is Yahweh” (from Elias).

Other variants and spellings of Elliott

Among the ways of spelling Elliott are Eliot, Elliot, Eliott, Elioth, Ellioth, Elyot, Éliot or Éliott. An anagram for Elliott is Lilotte. Elliott is also a common last name.

Nicknames for Elliott

Popular nicknames for Elliott are Eli, Lio, El, Elle and Elli.

Famous people named Elliott

  • Elliott Bulloch Roosevelt (1860 - 1894) was the younger brother of 26th American President Theodore Roosevelt (1858 - 1919) and father of First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt (1884 - 1962).
  • American Rapper Missy Elliott (born 1971) was a trail blazer for women in Hip-Hop. She is known for songs such as “Work It”, “Get Ur Freak On” and “Lose Control”.
  • American stand-up comedian Elliott Morgan (born 1987) is also known as an actor, author, producer and YouTube personality. He is the co-creator of the YouTube-Channel “SourceFed”.
  • Elliott Baker (1922 - 2007) was an American author and screenwriter. He is especially known for his Comic-Novel “A Fine Madness” from 1964.
  • American street car racer Elliott Forbes-Robinson (born 1943) has won many different races in championships such as the American Le Mans Series (ALMS), Super Vee, Trans-Am Series, CanAm, IMSA GTU, and the World Challenge. His nickname in NASCAR circles is “road course ringer”.

Fictional characters named Elliott

  • Dr. Elliott Rollins, played by Huw Collins, is the alias of the “Pretty Little Liars” character Archer Dunhill. He uses this identity to deceive the protagonist and gain their trust to eventually betray them in an attempt of revenge.
  • On season five of the TV show “Glee”, Elliott “Starchild” Gilbert, played by Adam Lambert (born 1982), is introduced as recurring character.
  • In the Movie “E.T.” from 1982 protagonist Elliott Taylor is the little boy becoming friends with the alien E.T. (short for “Extra-Terrestrial”). He is played by Henry Jackson Thomas Jr.

Pronunciation of Elliott

Variants of the name Elliott

Eliot Eliott Elliot Ellioth Éliott

Parents who like the name Elliott also like

Elliot Oliver Noah Charlotte Lucas Olivia Ella Lily Ethan Amelia Isabella Isaac Ava Grace Leo Charlie Emma Liam Jack Willow

Popularity of the name Elliott

The name Elliott is ranked #236 overall.

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