Meaning and Origin of: Eliot

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First name origins & meanings:

  • Hebrew : High

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Last name origin & meaning:

  • English and Scottish : variant spelling of Elliott.
  • Andrew Eliot, a shoemaker of East Coker, Somerset, England, who emigrated to Boston MA in 1670, was the founder of a distinguished American family which included the poet T. S. Eliot (1888–1965), who was born in St. Louis, MO.