Elliott Family History
Elliott Name Meaning
English: from the Middle English Old French personal name Eliot a pet form of the Old Testament name Elijah rendered in Greek as Ēlias and in Old French as Élie + the diminutive suffix -ot; compare Ellis . The name Aylett may in some cases also have been confused with or absorbed into Elliott. Scottish: late variant of Elwood . Scottish (of Breton origin): perhaps as some members of the Elliott clan believe a Scottish variant of the Breton surname Elleouet a habitational name from one of the hamlets named Allegot in Finistère.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press