[ 4 syll. e-li-giu(s), el-igi-us ] The baby boy name Eligius is pronounced as eh-Liy-JHiy-ahS- †. Eligius is a German name of Latin origin. It is derived from the element 'eligere' meaning to choose. Eligius (Latin) is an older form of Eligius. Saint Eligius (588-660) was the bishop of Noyon-Tournai, France, and he is venerated as the patron saint of goldsmiths and other metalworkers. The name Eligia (Polish) is the female equivalent of Eligius.
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Eligius is rarely used as a baby name for boys. It is not listed in the top 1000 names.
Baby names that sound like Eligius include Elegea, Elegee, Eligio, Eligiusz, Elijiah, Elijio, Elijuo, Elisee, Eliseo, Elishia, Elishua, Elizeo, Elyseo, Elysio, Elegey, Elegi, Elegie, Elegy, Elek, and Elexis.
† English pronunciation for Eligius: EH as in "ebb (EH.B)" ; L as in "lay (L.EY)" ; IY as in "eat (IY.T)" ; JH as in "joy (JH.OY)" ; AH as in "mud (M.AH.D)" ; S as in "see (S.IY)"