The name Eloise is a girl's name of French, English origin meaning "healthy; wide". Eloise is ranked #167 on our popularity charts and is often added to lists like Attitude Names for Girls and discussed in our forums with posts like "Love, Like, Lose... Name Game- GIRLS".
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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.
Along with many other names with the El- beginning and featuring the L sound in any place, Eloise is newly chic. Eloise jumped back onto the popularity list in 2009, possibly thanks in part to the Eloise Hawking character on the popular TV series Lost. Eloise was the name of Jennifer Aniston's character in Love Happens.
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.
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