"to choose"

Eligius Origin and Meaning

The name Eligius is a boy's name meaning "to choose".

Eligius comes from the same root as the word eligible. St. Eligius was a 7th century bishop in France and is the patron of goldsmiths and metalworkers.

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Famous People Named Eligius

  • Saint EligiusFrench bishop; patron saint of metalworkers
  • Eligius FromentinU.S. Senator from Louisiana
  • Eligius Franz Joseph von MünchBellinghausen, birth name of Friedrich Halm, Austrian playwright and poet
  • Eligius TamborninoSwiss Olympic cross country skier

Eligius in Pop Culture

  • Eligius Spacemining CompanyTV Show "The 100"