Eliot is a form of the English and Hebrew name Elijah.
Eliot is also a variant spelling of the English name Elliot.
Eliot is uncommon as a baby name for boys. At the height of its usage in 2012, 0.011% of baby boys were given the name Eliot. It ranked at #935 then. The baby name has since dropped out of favor, and is now used on a very modest scale. In 2018, within the group of boy names directly linked to Eliot, Elijah was the most widely used.
† Pronunciation for Eliot: EH as in "ebb (EH.B)" ; L as in "lay (L.EY)" ; IY as in "eat (IY.T)" ; AH as in "mud (M.AH.D)" ; T as in "tee (T.IY)"
Details of famous persons named Eliot:
Law Officer Eliot Ness, born 19 April 1903 - 16 May 1957, Chicago, Illinois.
Poet T.S. Eliot, born Thomas Stearns Eliot, 26 September 1888 - 4 January 1965, St. Louis, Missouri.