Elliot

First Name
41k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
9k
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Elliot

"Elliot" is a name of English origin, and it means "The Lord is My God". It's a name commonly given to both boys and girls.

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  1. A surname​, variant of Elliott.
  2. A male given name, variant of Elliott.

Elliot was also found in the following language(s): Swedish

Notable Persons Named Elliot

Example is a musician. His ongoing career started in 2004. Example was given the name Elliot John Gleave on June 20th, 1982. Example is also known as Example.

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Elliot Richardson was an office holder. His military service ended in 1945. Elliot was given the name Elliot Lee Richardson on July 20th, 1920. He died on December 31st, 1999.

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Ramblin' Jack Elliott is a folk music musician. Ramblin' was given the name Elliot Charles Adnopoz on August 1st, 1931.

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Elliot Knight is an actor. He has had major accomplishments since 2011. Elliot was born on July 10th, 1990 in Quinton, Birmingham.

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Elliot Easton is a rock music, new wave music, blues rock, hard rock, and rockabilly musician. He plays Guitar, Bass guitar, Gibson SG, Gibson Firebird, Gibson Les Paul, Gretsch 6128, Dean ML, Kramer Guitars, Fender Telecaster, and Vocals. He was most active from 1976 to present. Elliot was born on December 18th, 1953.

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Elliot Cowan is an actor. He was most prominent from 2000 to present. Elliot was born Elliot Cowan on July 9th, 1976 in London.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Elliot

Cass was given the name Ellen Naomi Cohen on September 19th, 1941 in Baltimore. She passed away on July 29th, 1974.

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Chef was given the name Graham Elliot Bowles on January 4th, 1977 in Seattle, Washington, US. Chef is also known as Bowles, Graham Elliot (birth name); Elliot, and Graham M. Dagadaga (other).

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Jim Elliot was a missionary. Jim was born on October 8th, 1927 in Portland, Oregon, United States. He died on January 8th, 1956.

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Jane Elliot is an actress. Her ongoing career started in 1960. Jane was born on January 17th, 1947 in New York City, New York, U.S.

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Elisabeth Elliot was an author, public speaker, and missionary. Elisabeth was given the name Elisabeth Howard on December 21st, 1926 in Brussels. She passed away on June 15th, 2015.

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Rob Elliot is a soccer player for the Newcastle United F.C., Erith Town F.C., Charlton Athletic F.C., Bishop's Stortford F.C., Notts County F.C., Accrington Stanley F.C., Republic of Ireland national under-19 football team, and Republic of Ireland national football team. Rob was born on April 30th, 1986 in Greenwich, England.

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How popular is the baby name Elliot in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1880 7 0 7
1884 6 0 6
1886 5 0 5
1888 8 0 8
1891 8 0 8
1892 10 0 10
1894 7 0 7
1895 7 0 7
1896 5 0 5
1898 12 0 12
1899 13 0 13
1900 9 0 9
1902 6 0 6
1903 7 0 7
1904 9 0 9
1905 10 0 10
1906 5 0 5
1907 8 0 8
1909 8 0 8
1910 17 0 17
1911 17 0 17
1912 16 0 16
1913 37 0 37
1914 52 0 52
1915 50 0 50
1916 62 0 62
1917 54 0 54
1918 68 0 68
1919 80 0 80
1920 77 0 77
1921 85 0 85
1922 64 0 64
1923 89 0 89
1924 118 0 118
1925 77 0 77
1926 90 0 90
1927 95 0 95
1928 81 0 81
1929 61 0 61
1930 74 0 74
1931 65 0 65
1932 81 0 81
1933 98 0 98
1934 79 0 79
1935 63 0 63
1936 81 0 81
1937 89 0 89
1938 82 0 82
1939 89 0 89
1940 89 0 89
1941 117 0 117
1942 130 0 130
1943 147 0 147
1944 127 0 127
1945 157 0 157
1946 190 0 190
1947 229 0 229
1948 260 0 260
1949 195 0 195
1950 194 0 194
1951 212 0 212
1952 206 0 206
1953 154 0 154
1954 162 0 162
1955 137 0 137
1956 141 0 141
1957 144 0 144
1958 137 0 137
1959 118 0 118
1960 156 0 156
1961 194 5 189
1962 156 0 156
1963 137 0 137
1964 131 0 131
1965 164 0 164
1966 124 0 124
1967 135 0 135
1968 137 0 137
1969 155 0 155
1970 147 0 147
1971 162 0 162
1972 153 0 153
1973 180 0 180
1974 213 0 213
1975 214 0 214
1976 215 0 215
1977 204 0 204
1978 217 0 217
1979 243 0 243
1980 274 0 274
1981 268 0 268
1982 412 7 405
1983 562 0 562
1984 452 0 452
1985 458 5 453
1986 388 0 388
1987 425 9 416
1988 511 12 499
1989 765 7 758
1990 639 8 631
1991 617 9 608
1992 574 13 561
1993 597 12 585
1994 533 8 525
1995 534 13 521
1996 469 11 458
1997 479 15 464
1998 492 10 482
1999 438 10 428
2000 519 16 503
2001 550 11 539
2002 599 29 570
2003 659 49 610
2004 747 82 665
2005 850 100 750
2006 912 100 812
2007 1,035 153 882
2008 1,187 184 1,003
2009 1,282 172 1,110
2010 1,291 212 1,079
2011 1,584 298 1,286
2012 1,808 310 1,498
2013 1,812 310 1,502
2014 2,135 367 1,768
2015 2,354 448 1,906
2016 2,693 473 2,220

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Popularity of Elliot as a first name

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Popularity of Elliot as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Elliot U.S.
  White 76.68% 64.26%
  African American 16.39% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.89% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.74% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.01% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 3.29% 16.26%

Of Last Name Elliot

People with the last name Elliot are most frequently White or African American

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Fun Facts about the name Elliot

  • How Popular is the name Elliot? Elliot is the 1,123rd most popular name of all time. As a last name Elliot was the 4,160th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Elliot have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2016, the Social Security Administration has recorded 40,828 babies born with the first name Elliot in the United States. That's more than enough people named Elliot to occupy the territory of Sint Maarten (the Netherlands) with an estimated population of 37,429 (as of January 1, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Elliot? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given as a first name to 7 new born babies.
  • When was Elliot first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Elliot is Tuesday, April 18th, 1871.
  • What year had the most people named Elliot born? The highest recorded use of the first name Elliot was in 2016 with a total of 2,220 babies. That's a lot of babies named Elliot!
  • Random Elliot Factoid: According to the 2012 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Elliot ranks 100th in popularity as a baby boy's name in Minnesota. Imagine that, 74 babies in Minnesota have the same name as you in 2012.
  • Weird things about the name Elliot: Your name in reverse order is Toille. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Lleoti. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Elliot? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 8,518 people with the last name Elliot.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Elliot? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 3 of them will have Elliot as their last name.

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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