Nederlandse Familienamenbank

< Elliott < Elliot

naamsvermeldingen en literatuurreferenties:

• English: from the Middle English, Old French personal name Eliot, a pet form of the Old Testament name Elijah, rendered in Greek as Elias and in Old French as Élie + the diminutive suffix -ot; compare Ellis. Some examples of the British name Aylett, from the Middle English personal names Aillet, Aliett, or Eliet, may also have been confused with or absorbed into Elliott [DAFN, vol. 1, p 523].
• Eliot, Elliot(t), Iliot:  Patr. Fr. vleivorm van bijbelse VN Elia(s). 1296 Elyos li Plakieres, PdC (BOUGARD).  [WFB2]

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