Elliot \e(l)-liot\ as a boy's name is pronounced EL-ee-ut. It is of Greek and Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Elliot is "the Lord is my God". Diminutive of Elie, the Old French form of Elias. Surname first used as a given name in modern Scotland. Poet T.S. Eliot; actor actor Elliott Gould; Attorney General Elliot Richardson.
For more information, see also the related name Elijah.