Given Name ELIOT

GENDER: Masculine
USAGE: English
PRONOUNCED: EL-ee-ət  [details]

Meaning & History

From a surname which was a variant of ELLIOTT. A famous bearer of the surname was T. S. Eliot (1888-1965), an Anglo-American poet and dramatist, the writer of 'The Waste Land'. As a given name, it was borne by the American mob-buster Eliot Ness (1903-1957).


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Entry updated October 11, 2012