Elliott Name Meaning & Origin

Elliott

Pronunciation: EH-lee-ət (key)

Origin of the name Elliott:

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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Eliot, Elliot

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Nicknames for Elliott

Eli, Elly, Ell, Ellio

Meanings and history of the name Elliott

Elliott is a name with Hebrew origin basically meaning: "One with God"

Famous real-life people named Elliott

Elliott Smith, American singer-songwriter (born Steven Paul Smith)
Elliott Gould, American actor
T.S. Eliot - American/British writer

Elliott in song, story & screen

Elliott (Henry Thomas), the young hero from Steven Spielberg's 1982 film E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial
Elliott Stabler, detective from TV's Law & Order: SVU
Elliott the Dragon in Pete's Dragon

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