Gender Masculine
Usage English
Pronounced Pron. EHL-ee-ət  [key·IPA]

Meaning & History

From a surname that 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).



Entry updated November 16, 2019