Elliott

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48k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
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in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

What does the name Elliott mean? Find out below.

Origin and Meaning of Elliott

"Elliott" 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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English surname derived from a Middle English diminutive of Elie, Old French form of Elias or Elijah, meaning "my God is Jehovah". As a Scottish surname it may also represent Gaelic Elloch from a word meaning a dam or bank.

  1. A surname​.
  2. A male given name today representing transferred use of the surname.
  3. A village in Illinois
  4. A city in Iowa
  5. A city in North Dakota

Notable Persons Named Elliott

Elliott Smith was an indie folk, indie pop, indie rock, and lo-fi music musician. He plays Guitar, vocals, piano, clarinet, bass, drums, harmonica, and Drum kit. He holds the title Condor Ave", Pictures of Me", Son of Sam", and Shooting Star". He was most prominent from 1991 to 2003. Elliott was given the name Steven Paul Smith on August 6th, 1969 in Omaha, Nebraska, U.S. He breathed his last breath on October 21st, 2003.

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Elliott Gould is an actor. He was most active from 1964 to present. Elliott was given the name Elliott Goldstein on August 29th, 1938 in Brooklyn.

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Elliott Roosevelt was a Mayor of Miami Beach, Florida, and Mayor ofMiami Beach. Elliott was born on September 23rd, 1910. He died on October 27th, 1990.

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Elliott Tittensor is an actor. He has had major accomplishments since 2003. Elliott was given the name Elliott John Tittensor on November 3rd, 1989 in Heywood, Greater Manchester, England.

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Elliott Yamin is a pop music and contemporary r&b singer-songwriter. His ongoing career started in 2006. Elliott was given the name Efraym Elliott Yamin on July 20th, 1978 in Los Angeles.

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Elliott Abrams is a lawyer, political scientist, and political science. Elliott was born on January 24th, 1948.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Elliott

Sam Elliott is an actor. His ongoing career started in 1968. Sam was given the name Samuel Pack Elliott on August 9th, 1944 in Sacramento, California, U.S. Sam is also known as Kyle Peterson.

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Tim was born on December 24th, 1986 in Wichita, Kansas.

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Missy Elliott is a hip hop music and contemporary r&b singer, r, rapping, songwriter, dance, and record producer. She plays Vocals. She has had major accomplishments since 1991. Missy was given the name Melissa Arnette Elliott on July 1st, 1971 in Portsmouth, Virginia, U.S. Missy is also known as Missy "Misdemeanor" Elliott.

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Ezekiel Elliott is a football player. Ezekiel was born on July 22nd, 1995 in St. Louis.

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Chris Elliott is an actor, comedian, writer, director, and author. His ongoing career started in 1979. Chris was given the name Christopher Nash Elliott by his parent Bob Elliott (comedian) on May 31st, 1960 in New York City, U.S.

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Abby Elliott is an actor, comedian, and actress. She has had major accomplishments since 2006. Abby was given the name Abigail Elliott by her parent Chris Elliott on June 16th, 1987 in New York City, New York, U.S.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1880 21 0 21
1881 22 0 22
1882 21 0 21
1883 26 0 26
1884 22 0 22
1885 13 0 13
1886 22 0 22
1887 13 0 13
1888 26 0 26
1889 11 0 11
1890 24 0 24
1891 21 0 21
1892 29 0 29
1893 17 0 17
1894 21 0 21
1895 31 0 31
1896 25 0 25
1897 23 0 23
1898 32 0 32
1899 18 0 18
1900 33 0 33
1901 17 0 17
1902 29 0 29
1903 28 0 28
1904 27 0 27
1905 32 0 32
1906 25 0 25
1907 22 0 22
1908 46 0 46
1909 46 0 46
1910 44 0 44
1911 56 0 56
1912 85 0 85
1913 111 0 111
1914 129 0 129
1915 172 0 172
1916 158 0 158
1917 158 6 152
1918 158 7 151
1919 171 0 171
1920 185 5 180
1921 239 6 233
1922 205 0 205
1923 185 0 185
1924 194 0 194
1925 194 5 189
1926 209 0 209
1927 206 0 206
1928 169 0 169
1929 177 0 177
1930 177 0 177
1931 148 0 148
1932 148 0 148
1933 196 0 196
1934 200 0 200
1935 191 0 191
1936 154 0 154
1937 159 5 154
1938 175 0 175
1939 196 0 196
1940 198 0 198
1941 193 0 193
1942 252 0 252
1943 235 0 235
1944 215 0 215
1945 311 0 311
1946 277 6 271
1947 350 0 350
1948 343 0 343
1949 292 0 292
1950 250 0 250
1951 259 0 259
1952 238 0 238
1953 249 0 249
1954 259 0 259
1955 221 0 221
1956 250 0 250
1957 223 5 218
1958 203 0 203
1959 234 0 234
1960 275 0 275
1961 310 0 310
1962 260 0 260
1963 260 5 255
1964 220 0 220
1965 255 0 255
1966 230 0 230
1967 197 0 197
1968 213 0 213
1969 232 0 232
1970 236 0 236
1971 268 5 263
1972 200 0 200
1973 241 8 233
1974 217 0 217
1975 214 0 214
1976 228 0 228
1977 275 5 270
1978 240 6 234
1979 305 9 296
1980 338 5 333
1981 298 5 293
1982 476 7 469
1983 593 10 583
1984 534 6 528
1985 471 11 460
1986 452 0 452
1987 459 15 444
1988 540 11 529
1989 680 12 668
1990 685 13 672
1991 581 10 571
1992 591 14 577
1993 601 15 586
1994 492 15 477
1995 446 13 433
1996 429 12 417
1997 424 20 404
1998 451 21 430
1999 400 18 382
2000 417 12 405
2001 410 19 391
2002 448 31 417
2003 538 61 477
2004 630 64 566
2005 751 93 658
2006 857 84 773
2007 909 116 793
2008 940 145 795
2009 1,064 169 895
2010 1,202 188 1,014
2011 1,269 202 1,067
2012 1,500 236 1,264
2013 1,759 282 1,477
2014 1,922 331 1,591
2015 2,294 424 1,870
2016 2,563 472 2,091
2017 2,996 575 2,421

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Popularity of Elliott as a first name

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Popularity of Elliott as a last name

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Common last names for Elliott

  • Smith
  • Johnson
  • Brown
  • Williams
  • Jones
  • Moore
  • Davis
  • Miller
  • Scott
  • Taylor
  • Clark
  • Thompson
  • White
  • Harris
  • Lewis
  • Edwards
  • Roberts

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Elliott U.S.
  White 81.62% 64.26%
  African American 12.96% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.54% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.66% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.21% 16.26%

Of Last Name Elliott

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

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Fun Facts about the name Elliott

  • What name lists does Elliott rank for?
  • How Popular is the name Elliott? Elliott is the 1,026th most popular name of all time. As a last name Elliott was the 210th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Elliott have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 48,030 babies born with the first name Elliott in the United States. That's more than enough people named Elliott to occupy the territory of Turks and Caicos Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 44,493 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Elliott? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given as a first name to 21 new born babies.
  • When was Elliott first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Elliott is Wednesday, March 9th, 1870.
  • What year had the most people named Elliott born? The highest recorded use of the first name Elliott was in 2017 with a total of 2,421 babies. That's a lot of babies named Elliott!
  • Random Elliott Factoid: According to the 2017 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Elliott ranks 78th in popularity as a baby boy's name in Maine. Imagine that, 18 babies in Maine have the same name as you in 2017.
  • Weird things about the name Elliott: Your name in reverse order is Ttoille. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Teitllo. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Elliott? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 135,765 people with the last name Elliott.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Elliott? Elliott was ranked as the 210th most popular last name but is still less than 0.1% of the population!

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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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