Heloise is a ♀ girl’s name.
Heloise is a German and Scandinavian variant of the name Eloise and derived from the Germanic name Helewidis, which itself derived from the Old High German name Heiluid. The medieval English form of the name was Helewis, which died out after the 13th century and was revived in the form Eloise in the 19th century.
Heloise means “healthy and wide” (from Old High German “heil” = healthy/hale + “wit” = wide) or “healthy wood” (from Old High German “heil” = healthy/hale + “witu” = wood). There is no etymological connection to the Greek word “hēlios/ἥλιος” meaning “sun”, “sunlight”, or “sunshine”.
The name Heloise is ranked #2217 overall.
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