Boy name origins & meanings
- Old English : Ella's mound
- Old English : Ella's town
Family name origins & meanings
- English : habitational name for someone from Eldon in County Durham or Elveden in Suffolk. The first is named from the Old English personal name Ella + dūn ‘hill’; the second from Old English elfitu ‘swan’ or elf ‘elf’, ‘fairy’ + denu ‘valley’.
- English : nickname from Middle English eld ‘old’ + hine ‘servant’.