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Boy Name: Eloi

Name: Eloi
Pronunciation: \e-loi\
Gender / Sex: boy name boy
Meaning: chosen
Origin: Latin
Related Names: Eli
Sounds Like: Elois, Ali, Aloj, Alois, Ely, Elie, Elia, Eliu
Variant forms: Eligio, Eligius, Eloy

Description

Eloi \e-loi\ as a boy's name is pronounced EE-loy. It is of French and Latin origin, and the meaning of Eloi is "chosen". Short form of Eligius. Saint Eligius was a sixth century French metalworker and engraver of coins who later founded a monastery and a convent. He is patron saint of blacksmiths, watchmakers, and other metalworkers.

Eloi has 3 variant forms: Eligio, Eligius and Eloy.

For more information, see also the related name Eli.

Baby names that sound like Eloi are Elois, Ali, Aloj, Alois, Ely, Elie, Elia and Eliu.

View a list of the 2 names that reference Eloi.

Popularity

Eloi is not a popular first name for men and an equally uncommon surname or last name for both men and women. (1990 U.S. Census)

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