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Updated May 24, 2023

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Girl name origins & meanings

  • French: Intelligent; smart
  • Old German: Warrior maiden

What does Eloise mean and stand for?

The name Eloise is of French origin and means "healthy, wide." It is the French and English version of Heloise, which is thought to be derived from the German Helewidis, composed of the elements heil ("hale, healthy") and wid ("wide").

Syllables: 3

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How Popular Is The Name Eloise

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Popularity of the Name Eloise 

According to Social Security Administration data, Eloise has been dramatically increasing in popularity. Starting at 999 in 2000, Eloise reached its peak at 138 in 2020 and shows no signs of slowing.

However, it is the 13th most popular name on

According to Google search data analysis, in the last five years Eloise was at its peak popularity in December 2020.

Eloise, a newly chic name, may forever invoke images of the beloved children's book character causing mischief at the Plaza Hotel. It's also been chosen for characters in Lost, Love Happens, Bridgerton, Nancy Drew, and Harry Potter. Denise Richards chose the name for one of her daughters.

Where is the name Eloise popular?

Eloise was searched for most often in the following states:

Nicknames for Eloise

  • Ellie
  • Lola
  • Lolly

Eloise pairs well with these middle names: 

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