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Meaning & History

Late Latin name derived from Latin eligere "to choose". The 7th-century Saint Eligius is the patron saint of metalworkers.
Feminine FormEligia
Other Languages & CulturesEloi Catalan Éloi French Eligio Italian Eligiusz Polish Eligio, Eloy Spanish

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Entry added July 28, 2009   Contribute