Meaning and Origin of: Eliot

Boy name origins & meanings

  • Hebrew : High

Family name origins & meanings

  • 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.