French and English variation of Heloise
"healthy; wide"

Eloise Origin and Meaning

The name Eloise is a girl's name of French, English origin meaning "healthy; wide".

Along with many other names with the El- beginning and featuring the L sound in any place, Eloise is newly chic. Eloise reentered the US Top 1000 girl names in 2009 after a 50 year nap and broke into the Top 100 in 2022. And she shows no signs of slowing down.

To some, Eloise will forever be the imperious little girl making mischief at the Plaza Hotel, while the original version Heloise recalls the beautiful and learned wife of the French philosopher Peter Abelard, admired for her fidelity and piety.

Denise Richards named one of her daughters Eloise.

Eloise nicknames might include Ellie, Lolly, or Lola. Eloisa is an Italian alternative, adding some vintage charm.

# 86 in the US

Eloise Rank in US Top 1000

# 3 on Nameberry

Eloise Rank in Nameberry Top 1000

Eloise Popularity

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Famous People Named Eloise

  • Susan Eloise "S.E." HintonAmerican novelist
  • Eloise MumfordAmerican actress
  • Eloise GreenfieldAmerican novelist and poet
  • Eloise Jarvis McGrawAmerican novelist
  • Eloise MignonAustralian actress
  • Eloise BroadyAmerican model and actress
  • Eloise Klein HealyAmerican poet
  • (Lavern) Eloise LawsAmerican R&B singer
  • Eloise May JonesCanadian MP
  • Eloise Beatrix Sophie Laurence (b. 2002)Countess of Orange,Nassau van Amsberg; daughter of Prince Constantijn
  • Eloise Olivia Katherine Taylor (b. 2003)granddaughter of Prince Edward, Duke of Kent
  • Eloise Breckenridge Bendet Eisner (b. 2008)daughter of designer Stacy Bendet Eisner and producer Eric Eisner
  • Eloise Joni Richards (adopted 2011)daughter of actress Denise Richards
  • Eloise Susan Phelps (b. 2013)daughter of baseball player David Phelps
  • Eloise McCue Show (b. 2014)daughter of actors Grant Show and Katherine LaNasa
  • Eloise Ann Popper (b. 2015)daughter of singer John Popper of Blues Traveler
  • Eloise MarchonFrench rhythmic gymnast

Eloise in Pop Culture

  • Eloisemain character in series of children's books by Kay Thompson
  • Eloise Bridgertoncharacter in the Bridgerton series by Julia Quinn
  • Eloisecharacter in animated movie "The Pirates Who Don't Do Anything"
  • Eloisemain character in the Pink Carnation series
  • Eloise Hawkingcharacter on TV's "Lost"
  • Eloise Chandlermain character in movie "Love Happens"
  • Eloise Drewcharacter in the Nancy Drew series
  • Eloise Midgencharacter in the Harry Potter series
  • Eloise Pritchartcharacter in the Honorverse series by David Weber
  • Eloise Waggonermain character in "Kyrie" by Poul Anderson
  • "Eloise" song by Paul Ryan
  • "Dear Eloise" song by the Hollies
  • "Eloise" song by Arvingarna
  • Eloisean elephant villager from Animal Crossing

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